Security video from Friday’s violent armed robbery at the Apple Store in Arlington, Virginia, has been posted to YouTube.
The Arlington police are cleverly using YouTube to broadcast crime videos with appeals for help from the public.
The latest video is from Friday’s robbery at the Apple Store Clarendon in Arlington, in which a female employee was shot in the shoulder and wounded. The 26-year woman is in hospital in serious but stable condition, police said.
In the security video, the employee is seen opening the back door to the store after the suspect rang the bell at about 10.15 AM. She is led back into the store at gunpoint, and was shot soon afterward. The suspect fled on foot.
Police describe the suspect as a thin black male, aged 35-45, wearing a dark baseball cap and light-colored shirt and pants.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Arlington County Police Department Tip Line at 703 228-4242.
Or call Detective Alan Lowrey at 703 228-4199 or Detective Michael Austin at 703 228-4241. Det. Lowrey can also be reached via email at Alowrey@arlingtonva.us and Det. Austin can be reached at Mausti@arlingtonva.us.
Full text of the police description of the crime and appeal for help after the jump.