The incident took place around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 23. Police say a group of friends were returning from a bar and throwing a ball around, when the ball struck a black Range Rover that was driving by.
The owner of the SUV — described as a skinny man with a moustache and a foreign accent — got out of the vehicle and allegedly pistol-whipped the victim. The suspect then fled the scene and the victim was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.
From this week’s Arlington County crime report:
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 03/23/13, 3300 block of N. Wilson Boulevard. At 3:33 am on March 23, three friends walking home from the bar were throwing a ball between them when it struck a moving vehicle. The driver of the black Range Rover stopped and brandished a handgun. The subject exited his vehicle and struck the victim in the right cheek with the firearm. The subject fled the scene and the victim was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’10” tall with a thin build and a mustache. He had dark hair and spoke with a foreign accent.
Also in this week’s crime report, a woman is accused of stabbing her husband twice with a kitchen knife. The alleged incident took place in an apartment three blocks from the Courthouse Metro station.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 03/20/13, 2100 block of N. 18th Street. At 6:15 pm on March 20, a subject and her husband got into a physical altercation. The subject stabbed the victim twice with a kitchen knife. The victim was stabbed once in the left side of his chest and once in his left arm. The victim was transported to George Washington Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Shavonne Duncan, 46, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with malicious wounding. She is currently being held without bond.
The rest of the crime report, after the jump.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 03/23/13, 3100 block of N. 17th Street. At 5:30 am on March 23, a male subject assaulted his roommate after waking up to discover his roommate had drawn male genitalia on his face with permanent marker. The victim sustained extensive injuries to his face and was taken to Virginia Hospital Center by another roommate. The victim wished to press charges and called the police approximately an hour and half after the incident. James Denham Watson, 31, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with malicious wounding. He was held without bond.
PEEPING TOM, 03/26/13, 4400 block of S. 31st Street. At 10:42 pm on March 26, a victim observed an unknown male subject looking through her living room window. A similar incident occurred at this residence a few days prior. The subject is described as an approximately 5’3″ white Hispanic male. The victim stated that the suspect was wearing a red baseball cap.
ARMED ROBBERY, 03/20/13, 2600 block of S. Arlington Ridge Road. At 8:15 pm on March 20, a subject robbed a victim at gunpoint. During the robbery, the subject shot the victim in the leg and then proceeded to flee the scene by foot with $400 of the victim’s cash. The victim was transported to George Washington Hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The suspect is still at large and is described as a 6′ tall black male that was wearing a black mask, black fleece, black gloves, and black pants at the time of the crime.
ROBBERY, 03/20/13, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. At 11:38 am on March 20, a subject entered a store and stole four cartons of cigarette packs. A weapon was implied by the subject, but never seen. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’5″ tall and 140 lbs. During the incident, the subject was wearing a green Miami Dolphins jacket, black sunglasses, black pants, and a black baseball cap.
ROBBERY, 03/24/13, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. At 9 am on March 24, a subject entered a Giant grocery store wearing employee apparel and went behind the counter to retrieve four cartons of Newport cigarettes. Another employee approached the subject as she did not recognize him and inquired if he was a worker. The subject implied he had a gun and fled the scene with the four cartons of cigarettes. The subject is described as a black male, approximately 5’10” tall, weighing 180 lbs and had facial hair on his chin.
BURGLARY, 03/21/13, 800 block of N. Arlington Mill Drive. Between 8:35 am and 1:15 pm on March 21, an unknown subject(s) forced entry into a residence and stole numerous items to include a MacBook pro, an iPad 2, jewelry, and cash. Additionally, the subject(s) damaged several windows and a door. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 03/23/13, 2200 block of S. Pollard Street. Between 12 and 7:30 pm on March 23, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole a television from an upstairs bedroom. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 03/24/13, 900 block of S. Buchanan Street. Between 11 am and 8:45 pm on March 24, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence through a window. It was unclear if anything was taken at the time of this report. There is no suspect(s) description.
BURGLARY, 03/25/13, 2100 block of N. 18th Street. Between 6:10 pm on March 22 and 12:40 pm on March 25, an unknown subject(s) entered the Colonial Village Apartment community center and stole eight black HP laptops. There is no suspect(s) description.
03/21/13, PA JDE6152, 2005 Acura RL, Gray, 2600 block of S. Shirlington Road
03/22/13, MD L4315, 2003 Lincoln Towncar, Black, 4500 block of S. 31st Street
03/24/13, SC 2489EZ, 2001 Jeep Cherokee, Black, 1600 block of S. Joyce Street
03/25/13, VA WWG6248, 2002 Ford Escape, Blue, 2300 block of S. 25th Street
03/26/13, VA WUK2036 (Tags Only) , 3400 block of S. 9th Street