(Updated at 9:50 a.m.) An elderly man mentioned as a suspect in this week’s Arlington County police report went missing today.
The man — reported to be 100 years old — was accused of brandishing a firearm after he allegedly pointed a shotgun at family members from the front porch of his home in the High View Park neighborhood. After the incident, which occurred on Tuesday morning, police confiscated the man’s weapons. He was not arrested, police say.
This morning, police were conducting a coordinated search for the man after a family member said he had gone missing. According to scanner traffic, the man has now been found, several blocks away from his house, safe and unharmed. From the crime report:
BRANDISHING A FIREARM, 11/13/12, 2100 block of Emerson Street. On November 13 at 10:15 am, an elderly male subject reportedly brandished a shotgun and aimed it at a family member following a verbal altercation. The weapon was not loaded and no one was injured. The subject did not flee the scene and police officers were able to appropriately handle the incident
The rest of this week’s crime report, after the jump.
BRANDISHING A FIREARM, 11/13/12, 4000 block of 4th Street. On November 13 at 2:30 am, an unknown subject was said to have brandished a gun and aimed it at a victim following a verbal confrontation. The subject fled the scene by foot. The suspect is described as a 6’3″ tall black male, approximately 20-24 years old, with short braided hair.
BURGLARY, 11/07/12, 3900 block of 4TH Street North. On November 7 at 12:12 am, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence through a window and stole two televisions. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 11/11/12, 1100 block of Hayes Street. Between November 10 at 11:35 pm and November 11 at 10:30 am, an unknown subject(s) entered a store at the Pentagon City Mall and stole several items of merchandise. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 11/12/12, 4000 block of 5th Street. On November 12 between 8 am and 7 pm, an unknown subject(s) entered an apartment through the back door and stole various items. Surveillance video captured the subject attempting to sell the stolen items at a local pawn store. The subject is described as a heavyset black male, approximately 6′ tall with dreadlocks.
BURGLARY, 11/13/12, 2900 block of Glebe Road. Between November 9 and November 13, an unknown subject(s) entered an apartment. The subject(s) vandalized and stole several items from the apartment. There is no suspect(s) description.
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