3 armed suspects accused of breaking into Virginia home, assaulting and demanding money from 2 inside

Three armed suspects have been charged with breaking into a Virginia home and assaulting two people inside in a violent robbery last week.

Fairfax County police said Friday that Jaquan Ross, 32, of Lawton, and Elijah Thomas, 24, of Dumfries, are being held without bail and investigators are searching for a third suspect. It was revealed that he was doing so.

At 5:45 a.m. Monday, officers were dispatched to a robbery in the 1300 block of Spring Hill Road in McLean.

According to police, the three suspects forced their way into the victim’s home, brandished firearms and demanded money. The men allegedly assaulted two victims inside the home and then fled. One victim was taken to a hospital with injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening, police said.

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Elijah Thomas and Jaquan Ross were charged in connection with a November 27 residential burglary in McLean, Virginia. (Fairfax County Police Department)

Police officers assisted in the search with the assistance of a helicopter and a K9 unit. Fairfax County Police say a police helicopter spotted one of the suspects lying on the ground and trying to hide. Officers arrested Ross at the scene.

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The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office said the Nov. 27 home burglary and burglary in McLean was not a random incident. (Fairfax County Police Department)

Ross was charged with three counts of kidnapping, robbery, burglary, serious bodily injury and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

As detectives continued their investigation, they identified Thomas as one of the men involved.

On Thursday, Thomas was taken into custody by the Fairfax County Police Department’s Fugitive Tracking and Apprehension Division. Thomas was charged with three counts of kidnapping, burglary, burglary, serious bodily injury, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office said detectives are continuing to work to identify the third man involved in a Nov. 27 home invasion in McLean. (Fairfax County Police Department)

Police said the incident was “not a random act” and that “detectives are continuing to investigate to identify the third man involved.”

Fairfax County detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call the Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 6.


Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477) and on the web, the police department announced Friday, and people are encouraged to submit tips through the P3 Tips app. Fairfax Co.” Crime solver. ” The anonymous tipster is eligible for a cash prize, police added.



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