Black Friday Mall Theft Leads to Pursuit and Crash in Tysons

Four women were arrested this past Friday, accused of stealing items from a store at Tysons Corner Center and then leading police on a chase the ended in a multi-vehicle crash.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. on “Black Friday,” one of the biggest shopping days of the year and a time when roads around Tysons are often jammed with traffic.

Three of the women allegedly “ran out of the Zara store with bags of merchandise,” then “got into a car and sped away from the area.” A police pursued ensued, ending “when the driver hit several other cars that were stopped at a red light,” according to Fairfax County Police.

The suspects, all of whom are between the ages of 18 and 20, are alleged to be part of a theft ring that has stolen from several businesses in the area, according to an FCPD crime report, below.

GRAND LARCENY / PURSUIT: 1961 Chain Bridge Road (Zara), 11/23/2018, 10:05 p.m. Three women ran out of the Zara store with bags of merchandise. They got into a car and sped away from the area. Officers attempted to stop the car, but the driver disregarded the officers’ attempts to stop them. The pursuit ended when the driver hit several other cars that were stopped at a red light, and all occupants were arrested.  No one was injured. Caprice Davis, 18, of Capitol Heights, MD, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Keva Iracks, 19, of Washington, D.C., was charged with two counts of grand larceny, larceny with intent to distribute, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Germaine Johnson, 20, of Gaithersburg, MD, was charged with obstruction of justice, providing false identification to law enforcement, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, grand larceny, and larceny with intent to distribute. Daysha Robinson, 20, of Washington, D.C., was charged with felony child endangerment, grand larceny, and felony speed to elude. The group was responsible for stealing from multiple businesses in the area.

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