FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (7News) — After a man robbed a jewelry store in Tysons Corner Center Sunday evening, people at the mall were reported as running away and thinking there was an active shooter.
Fairfax County police confirmed that there were no shots fired.
Zachary Petrizzo tweeted that he was there and "mobs of people began running yelling about a shooter."
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Police said the man smashed jewelry cases with a hammer at Elite Jewelers.
Connie (@Smile_Tyler) tweeted, "And I was trying on heels, that was the whole kill. A whole mess trying to run for cover lmao."
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Police described the robbery suspect as wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.
If you have any information, police ask that you call 703-691-2131.