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Crime Report: Armed and Dangerous Edition

Guns were involved in two notable incidents from this week’s Arlington County crime report.

Last Wednesday, an argument in the Pentagon City mall food court turned dangerous when a man brandished a handgun at three teenagers. Police say the suspect was accompanying a pregnant woman at the time.

BRANDISHING, 07/27/11, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street. On July 27 at 9:20 pm, a group of three teenage males argued with a male and female couple in the food court. The male brandished a handgun at the teenagers before leaving the area. The suspect is described as a white male with brown hair in his mid-30’s, 5’10’ and 200 lbs. He was wearing a black polo shirt and jeans. He was in the company of a pregnant white female in her early 30’s. She was wearing a long black dress.

On Monday, two suspects surprised a group of guys playing poker in a Rosslyn apartment when they burst in, displayed a handgun and took everybody’s money.

ROBBERY, 08/01/11, 1100 block of Arlington Boulevard. On August 1 at 1:50 am, numerous men were in an apartment conducting a poker tournament. Two unknown men entered the apartment, displayed a gun and demanded money and the victim’s wallets. One suspect is described as an African American male in his mid-20’s, 6’2″ and skinny. He wore a red bandana over his face and a red Washington national baseball cap. The second suspect was an African American male, 5’8″, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a red bandana.

The rest of this week’s crime report, after the jump.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 07/29/11, 4300 block of Columbia Pike. On July 28 at 10:30 pm, a man stabbed an acquaintance in the leg with a knife when they disagreed over money. The suspect is known.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 07/30/11, 4200 block of Four Mile Run Drive. On July 30 at 2:30 am, a subject hit a man in the back of the head with a bottle, possibly to prevent him from striking his girlfriend. All subjects located at the incident were intoxicated.

BANK ROBBERY, 07/29/11, 900 block of N. Stuart Street. On July 29 at 10 am, an unknown male demanded money at a bank. He fled after receiving cash. The suspect is described as an African American male in his late 40’s, 5’6″ with a medium build. He wore a white short-sleeve polo shirt, light colored pants, a white baseball cap and dark shoes. The suspect also had a light colored towel draped over his shoulder.

ROBBERY, 08/02/11, 4800 block of Columbia Pike. On August 2 at 12:30 am, an intoxicated man stated that two unknown men pulled him from his car, assaulted him and stole his wallet and phone. One suspect is described as an African American male between 30 and 40 years old. The second suspect was a white male between 30 and 40 years old.

ASSAULT BY MOB, 07/31/11, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. On July 31 at 12:30 am, several men assaulted an intoxicated male outside of a restaurant/bar. The suspects are unknown.

SEXUAL BATTERY, 07/31/11, 1300 block of N. Utah Street. On July 31 at 9:50 pm, a 16 year-old female was walking when an unknown man approached her from behind. He hugged her from behind and touched her breasts. When she screamed, he ran from the area. The suspect is described as a 5’7″ male wearing a t-shirt

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 07/27/11, 100 block of N. Glebe Road. On July 27 at 8:50 pm, an unknown man punched a man walking down the street. The suspect is described as a white Hispanic male, wearing a red polo shirt and jeans.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 07/29/11, 2300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. On July 29 at 3 am, a woman driving a vehicle and three unknown males in the middle of the street had a verbal disagreement. One male threw a beer bottle at the car and it bounced inside, striking the female. The suspect that threw the bottle was a white male.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 07/30/11, 5000 block of Columbia Pike. On July 30 at 2:30 pm, a woman attempted to steal drinks from a store and was confronted by an employee. The suspect threw a soda, striking the victim. The suspect is described as an African American female wearing a yellow shirt with flowers on it and white pants.

ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 07/31/11, 1800 block of N. Moore Street. On July 31 at 6:40 am, an unknown man refused to pay his cab fare and assaulted the cab driver. The suspect is described as an African American male, 5’7″ and 160 lbs wearing all black clothing and Timberland boots. He was also carrying a green backpack.

BURGLARY, 07/28/11, 5000 block of S. Chesterfield Road. On July 28 at 12:50 am, a woman’s ex-boyfriend broke into her apartment and assaulted her.

BURGLARY, 07/31/11, 3100 block of N. 1stRoad. Between 2 am on July 29, and 5 pm on July 31, an unknown person stole various items from a residence. There is no suspect description.

BURGLARY, 08/02/11, 1500 block of Colonial Terrace. On August 2 between noon and 4 pm, an unknown subject entered an apartment and stole numerous items. There is no suspect description.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 07/27/11, 2500 block of S. Kenwood Street. On July 27 at 10 pm, police found two people inside a house for sale without permission. Jesse Roberts, 23, of no fixed, and Brittany Coleman, 19, of Arlington, were both charged with Unlawful Entry. They were each held on a $1,000 bond.

ATTEMPT BURGLARY, 07/27/11, 4800 block of N. 35th Road. Between 9 pm on July 26, and 7 am on July 27, an unknown person attempted to enter a house and damaged several doorknobs. There is no suspect description.

ATTEMPT BURGLARY, 07/29/11, 1200 block of S. Eads Street. On July 29 between 9:15 am and 6:30 pm, an unknown person attempted to enter and apartment and damaged a lock on the door. There are no known suspects.

ATTEMPT BURGLARY, 08/02/11, 1700 block of N. Queen Street. Between 2 pm on August 1, and 8 am on August 2, an unknown person attempted to gain access to secure areas in an apartment building and damaged the doors. There are no known suspects.

ATTEMPT BURGLARY, 08/02/11, 1700 block of N. Quinn Street. On August 2 at 3:15 pm, a man attempted to enter an apartment by removing the A/C unit from a window. The resident confronted the suspect and the suspect fled.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (SERIES), 07/30/11, 1600 block of N. Colonial Terrace. On July 30 at 8 am, two vehicles in the same parking garage were found missing all of their tires. There are no known suspects.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (SERIES), 07/31/11, 1000 block of N. Daniel Street. Between 1 pm on July 30, and 10 am on July 31, an unknown person damaged two vehicles in the same block.

STOLEN VEHICLES

7/27/11, VA XCF4872, 1994 BMW sedan, black, 2400 block of S. Glebe Road
7/31/11, TX 62KWG9, 1998 Dodge Durango, maroon, 1000 block of N. Daniel Street
7/31/11, VA JDM2671, 2000 Jeep Cherokee, blue, 1100 block of Army Navy Drive

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