LCSO seeks help identifying suspect in Valentine’s Day holdup in CountrySide.
A man walked into the Bank of America at the Regal Plaza shopping center in CountrySide shortly after 11 a.m. today, handed a teller a note and fled with an undisclosed amount of money, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office reported early Thursday afternoon. Investigators are now on the scene in Sterling, where the suspect – described as a 6-foot black man with a goatee, wearing sunglasses and a black and gray hat bearing the number 686 – implied to the teller that he possessed a weapon. It's not clear if the suspect was in fact armed. Witnesses said the man also wore a heavy black jacket and a black shirt during the holdup. (For an image of the suspect, see the attached still shot from the bank's video surveillance in the media player above…
The final movie based on JK Rowling's series is now playing at three theaters locally.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Tracy Endo
Friday, July 15, 2011
Big fans of Harry Potter pulled out their favorite Hogwart costumes and headed to the movie theater last night for the midnight opening of the final episode in the series – “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.” Since 2001, with the introduction of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, J.K. Rowling’s novels have become blockbuster hits. The series of eight movies has been quite successful at the box office with worldwide gross earnings of more than $6 billion. In its opening night, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 opened in 26 countries and grossed more than $43.6 million placing, 86 percent better than Part 1 fared. It broke the record for the biggest opening day gross in history in 10 different countries and this …