Alexandria police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects in a series of commercial burglaries that occurred in the 4900 and 5300 blocks of Eisenhower Avenue.
At about 5:25 p.m. Oct. 21, three people were caught on surveillance video attempting to enter a business in the 4900 block of Eisenhower Avenue. The suspects were not able to enter the building, but two other nearby businesses were burglarized around the same time. In those cases, a vehicle was used to crash into a metal roll-up gate, causing major damage to the business.
The burglars also were able to break into a business in the 5300 block of Eisenhower Avenue. Once inside, they removed copper piping and entered an adjacent business by prying open an interior door.
Police said they stole computer equipment and an undisclosed amount of cash. They also took a large selection of cigars and a blue marbleized humidor.
Surveillance video of the attempted commercial burglary in the 4900 block of Eisenhower Avenue and the suspects involved can be viewed on the Alexandria Police Department’s YouTube channel. The video footage shows two men and one woman attempting enter into a business. They were unsuccessful, and a dark colored conversion van pulled up to the business to pick them up.
Anyone with information about this case or who recognizes the suspects in the surveillance video is asked to call Detective Adrienne Miller of the criminal investigations section at 703-746-6734. Detectives are reminding residents they may remain anonymous.