Police Search for Shoplifter Who Knifed Loss Prevention Officer at Manassas Mall

Female suspect fled in vehicle


Armed Robbery –Prince William officers responded to the Manassas Mall located at 8270 Sudley Road in Manassas (20109) to investigate a robbery, on Aug. 25 at 5:52 p.m.

The investigation revealed loss prevention officers observed an unknown woman taking items from the shelf and placing them into a bag before walking toward the exit. Before she left the store, the suspect was confronted by a loss prevention officer.

During the encounter, the suspect produced a knife and cut the loss prevention officer before fleeing in a waiting brown Chrysler Pacifica. Minor injuries were reported. The suspect was not located.

Suspect Description: A white female, with dark hair near her roots and then red hair on the bottom. She was last seen wearing a white tank top, a white necklace, blue jean shorts, tall black socks, black and pink/red low-top Nike sneakers, and carrying a black cross-body bag.

Anyone with information regarding the incident listed in this report is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703.792.7000 or submit a webtip to:

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