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Crime Report: Diamonds Snatched

On the eve of the Fourth of July, police say a man snatched a ring and a number of loose diamonds from a clerk at the Helzberg Diamonds store in Pentagon City Mall.

From this week’s Arlington County crime report:

ROBBERY, 07/03/13, 1400 block of S. Hayes St. At 7:45 pm on July 3 an unknown suspect grabbed a ring and loose diamonds from a clerk at the Helzberg Diamonds store. Suspect is described as a black male, 5’8, 170 lbs. wearing a long sleeved blue shirt and khaki pants.

The rest of the crime report, after the jump.

BURGLARY, 07/03/13, 2600 block of S. Veitch St. Between 7:30 pm on July 3 and 12:57 am on July 4, an unknown subject broke into the victim’s home and stole jewelry, electronics and a camera. No suspect information.

ROBBERY, 07/04/13, 2500 block of N. 9 St. At 1:30 pm on July 4, unknown suspect stole merchandise from the Giant grocery store and threatened the clerk who confronted him. Suspect is described as a black male, wearing gray pants, blue shirt and a black hat with a feather in it.

SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE, 07/04/13, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Rd. At 2:29 pm on July 4, a suspicious vehicle was spotted in the Courthouse parking lot with occupants behaving in a suspicious manner. Vehicle was searched and cleared by police and fire departments.

ATTEMPTED MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 07/04/13, 700 block of S. Ode St.  At 9:15 pm on July 4, a suspect pointed a weapon at two individuals and threatened to shoot them. Arrested was Andris Veip, 29, of Arlington.

FELONY CHILD NEGLECT, 07/05/13, 200 block of N. Glebe Rd. At 5:43 pm on July 5, subject realized her infant child had been left in the locked car all day. Infant was pronounced dead at Alexandria Hospital.  Zoraida Conde-Hernandez, 32, of Alexandria was arrested and held without bond.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 07/05/13, 4200 block of S. Campbell Ave. Between 1:00 am and 2:22 am on July 5, a group of unknown subjects assaulted the victims at a holiday party.  Suspects are described as Middle Eastern males.

TAMPERING (Series) 07/06/13 5600 block of S. 7 Rd. During the overnight hours of July 6, multiple unlocked vehicles were entered and items taken.  No suspect description.

BURGLARY, 07/08/13, 3100 block of N. Pollard St. Between 5:00 pm on July 7 and 10:11 am on July 8 an unknown subject entered the victim’s home and stole jewelry. No suspect information.

ATTEMPTED BREAKING AND ENTERING, 07/09/13, 4300 block of N. 4 St.  At 4:24 am on July 9, an unknown subject attempted to enter the victim’s home through the bedroom window. Suspect is described as a Hispanic male, wearing a black shirt, and a red hat with an unknown emblem.

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