On Tuesday, 01/14/14 at 7:06 p.m., the Warren County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a robbery that had occurred at Beach Bum Tanning, 50 Riverton Commons, Front Royal.

An employee reported that a white male entered the business claiming he was the new maintenance worker. While the employee was distracted, the suspect opened the cash drawer and took an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect also stole a wallet from the business. The suspect left the scene on foot in an unknown direction. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’9”-5’11”, thin build and sandy hair. The suspect was wearing a white hoodie sweatshirt and blue jeans.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office canine was called to the scene in an attempt to determine a route of travel. The investigation has revealed that the suspect may be operating a dark colored sedan, unknown make or model. The sheriff’s office is also investigating some suspicious activity at the Wal-Mart located in the Riverton Commons shopping center that occurred prior to the robbery at Beach Bum Tanning to determine if the incidents are connected.

If anyone has any information they are asked to contact Investigator Smoot at the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at 540-635-7100.

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