Man wearing Bugs Bunny cap wanted in 2 Falls church restaurant robberies


FALLS CHURCH, VA – A suspect wearing a Bugs Bunny “Space Jam” cap is linked to two restaurant robberies, according to Falls City Church Police.

Surveillance video captured footage of the suspect in two robberies at Falls Church businesses in February and June. At around 1:50 p.m. on June 9, police said the suspect stole the purse of an employee of the Tasty Dumpling restaurant in the 1100 block of W. Broad Street. According to police, the suspect pretended to go to the bathroom but crawled behind the cash register when the two employees were not looking.

He walked out the front door with a purse containing $1,500, police said. The suspect was wearing a black baseball cap with Bugs Bunny on the front and the words “Space Jam” on the side as well as black pants, a black graphic t-shirt, black shoes and white socks.

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The other incident happened around 5:30 p.m. at the El Patron Bar & Grill in the 400 block of S. Washington Street. Police say the suspect took about $2,000 from a deal at the restaurant and walked out the back door. The suspect was described as wearing the same Bugs Bunny cap as the June incident with a gray Nike hoodie, gray pants and gray shoes.

The same suspect is believed to be involved in similar robberies in Prince William County, Alexandria, Fairfax County and Manassas.

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Anyone with information about the Falls Church incidents can contact Detective Gagnon at 703-241-5053 or [email protected]

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