WASHINGTON – Burglars have broken into 14 businesses in the Woodbridge and Dumfries areas of Virginia.
Now the Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help to solve the cases that occurred between Friday, Aug. 16, and Sunday, Aug. 18.
Of the 14 businesses, 11 are hair and nail salons, two are dry cleaners and one is a Dairy Queen.
Police describe most of the businesses as mom-and-pop shops, where the odds of finding cash on hand are higher.
Police on Thursday released two surveillance videos from a Hair Cuttery on Waterway Drive in Montclair that was struck by thieves.
The thieves broke the glass front door of the salon between 9 p.m. Aug. 15 and 3:23 a.m. Aug. 16.
The suspects in the Hair Cuttery break-in are both male, but their races and ages are unknown.
Police say one person is 5-foot-10 and about 140 pounds. The other is 5-foot-6 and 160 pounds.
Police believe the burglaries and attempted burglaries may be connected.
Here is one of the suspects. (Courtesy of Prince William Co. Police)
Businesses where burglaries occurred, and the thieves took cash:
Businesses where the buglars broke in, but the businesses did not report anything stolen:
Anyone with information about the crimes is asked to call Crime Solvers at 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS.
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