A man grabbed the behind of a woman as she was walking home from the Ballston Metro station early Saturday morning, according to police.
From this week’s Arlington County crime report:
SEXUAL ASSAULT, 10/27/12, 1100 block of N. Stafford Street. At 1:38 am on October 27, a female walking home from the Ballston Metro station was approached from behind by a Hispanic male on a bike when he grabbed her butt. The suspect fled the scene on his bike. He is described as approximately 25 years of age, about 5’6″ tall with a medium build. He had slicked back black hair and was wearing blue jeans and a short sleeve blue and white stripe polo shirt at the time of the incident.
The rest of the crime report, after the jump.
ARMED ROBBERY, 10/30/12, 2200 block of N. Arlington Boulevard. At 6:35 pm on October 30, a suspect entered a hotel lobby, brandished a firearm and ordered the front desk clerk to the ground. The suspect stole money from the cash register and ordered another hotel guest to the ground before fleeing the scene through a rear hotel door. The suspect is described as a white male, in his 40’s, approximately 5’10” tall with a medium build. He was wearing a dark colored jacket, dark knit hat, khaki pants and had a dark colored scarf around the bottom of his face at the time of the incident.
BURGLARY, 10/27/12, 1700 block of N. Stafford Street. Between 12 and 3 pm on October 26, an unknown suspect(s) entered a residence and stole jewelry and money. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 10/27/12, 1800 block of S. 9th Street. Between 3 and 9:30 pm on October 27, an unknown suspect(s) entered a residence and stole jewelry. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 10/29/12, 2700 block of S. Veitch Street. Between 9 pm on October 27 and 8:30 pm on October 28, an unknown suspect(s) entered a residence through a window. The victim’s are unsure if anything was stolen. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 10/30/12, 5100 block of N. Lee Highway. Between 5:45 pm on October 29 and 8:50 am on October 30, an unknown suspect(s) broke the glass of a business front door and stole numerous cell phones. There is no suspect(s) description.
10/24/12, NC AJB 6149, 1993 Honda Accord, Green, 1700 block of S. Hayes Street
10/25/12, VA 728935, 2012 Honda CBR1000 RR, Black, 4400 block of N. 4th Street
10/25/12, VA 601745, 2003 Honda CBR600 RR, Black, 4400 block of N. 4th Street
10/27/12, VA WYD6553, 2002 Ford Econo, White, 1600 block of N. Pierce Street
10/28/12, VA XHG6223, 2010 Mini Cooper, White, 2500 block of S. Walter Reed Drive
10/30/12, MD A196459 (tags only), 4100 block of N. 3rd Road
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(This Community Post was written by Embracing Arlington Arts.)
Yes, live performances at theaters have begun again. Good news for patrons, good news for actors and crews, and good news for the industry overall, right? Well, yes and no as COVID is proving to be a powerful enemy. “The show must go on” is still the mantra — unless a cast or crew member tests positive. Then the curtain must fall for about a week — incurring huge financial losses for theaters, including paying the contracted professionals and refunding ticketholders. Production costs also now include purchasing testing equipment which can run into tens of thousands of dollars each month for larger theaters.
How can we help them continue to keep their doors open?
Go see a show and urge others to do the same! Word of mouth is the best means of filling theater seats!
Do you have personal documents that you need shredded? Join the Arlington Arts Center on Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for our very own Community Shred Day with Paper Artist Demonstrations!
Bring a box or two of your unwanted papers and sensitive documents to dispose of on the TrueShred truck in the parking lot and watch paper artists from Pyramid Atlantic demonstrate paper-making.
$10 suggested donation for shredding (credit cards accepted). Donations will support the Arlington Arts Center’s mission to connect the community with contemporary art and artists.
Also, Saturday is the LAST DAY of our spring exhibitions! Make sure to visit inside and check out the galleries!
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act; learn about efforts to keep the Potomac River clean and safe!
The Potomac River has come a long way from being described as a “national disgrace” by President Lyndon B. Johnson.