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Crime Report: Would-Be Theft Victim Fights Back

Arlington police carA local man fought back against two guys who tried to steal his briefcase Tuesday night.

The incident happened just after 8 p.m. on the 2900 block of S. Glebe Road, near the Arlington Ridge Shopping Center. Police say the pair approached the man from behind and tried to take the case, but fled after the man sprayed one of the suspects with pepper spray.

From this week’s Arlington County crime report.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY, 151117051, 2900 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 8:11 p.m. on November 17, two unknown male subjects approached a victim from behind and attempted to steal his briefcase. The victim was able to spray one of the subjects with pepper spray causing them both to flee. The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’5″ tall and weighed 200 lbs. He was wearing a dark colored sweater, dark colored jeans, and a black ski mask. The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’5″ tall and weighed 200 lbs. He was wearing a dark colored sweatshirt, stone washed jeans, boots, and a ski mask.

The rest of the crime report, after the jump.

ATTEMPTED MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 5000 block of S. Columbia Pike. At approximately 12:38 a.m. on November 15, a 22 year-old male victim was followed and threatened by a subject brandishing two machetes. Steven Erick Kindred, 29, of Arlington VA, was arrested and charged with attempted malicious wounding and brandishing a machete. He is being held without bond.

ARMED ROBBERY, 151110035, 2700 block of N. Pershing Street. At approximately 5:00 p.m. on November 10, two unknown subjects entered a gas station and brandished a firearm. The suspects fled the scene with cash and cigarettes in a black SUV. The first suspect is described as a black male in his thirties, approximately 6’0″ feet tall and weighed 190 lbs. He was wearing a red and yellow jacket, dark jeans, and a black winter hat. The second suspect is described as a black male in his thirties, approximately 5’6″ and weighed 160 lbs. He was wearing all dark clothing at the time of the incident.

BURGLARY, 151114050, 2100 block of S. 2nd Street. At approximately 4:45 p.m. on November 14, two subjects entered a residence and stole an 18 pack of beer and a NASCAR sweatshirt. Benjamin Wilson, 21, of Ft. Myer, VA and Alexander Heintz, 19, of Ft. Myer, VA were arrested and charged with burglary, destruction of property and larceny from auto. Both were held on a military detainer.

BURGLARY, 151113040, 1300 block of N. Troy Street. Between 8:05 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.on November 13, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole several items of value. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 151110043, 1100 block of N. Utah Street. Between 8:15 a.m. and 6:10 p.m.on November 10, an unknown subject(s) stole numerous items of value from a residence. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 151111047, 1900 block of N. Quincy Street. Between 7:00 a.m. and 7:42 p.m. on November 11, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and moved items around. There is no suspect(s) description.

BURGLARY, 151111017, 900 block of S. Army Navy Drive. Between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on November 11, a cleaning service employee allegedly stole several items from a residence. There is no suspect(s) description.

EXPOSURE, 151113045, 2000 block of N. Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 10:30 p.m. on November 13, an unknown subject approached a woman with his genitals exposed. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male approximately 5’7″ with a medium build. He was wearing a blue hoodie, light frayed blue jeans, and white tennis shoes.

EXPOSURE, 151113043, 2600 block of N. Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 6:55 p.m. on November 13, an unknown male subject exposed his genitals to a female victim. The suspect is described as a black male in his twenties, approximately 5’9″ and weighed 160 lbs. He was wearing dark jeans, a dark zippered hoodie, and had short cropped hair.

STOLEN VEHICLES

11/14/15, NM 618RDT, 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, Gray
3400 block of N. 12th Road

11/11/15

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 151111006, 3100 block of N. Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY OF A BICYCLE, 151111009, 200 block of N. Wakefield Street

LARCENY, 151111014, 1300 block of S. Eads Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151111016, 1200 block of S. Washington Boulevard

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151111018, 1800 block of N. Wilson Boulevard

GRAND LARCENY, 151111023, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151111024, 1800 block of N. Tuckahoe Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 151111028, 5200 block of Columbia Pike

GRAND LARCENY, 151111032, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151111033, 3500 block of N. Dickerson Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151111039, 2700 block of N. George Mason Drive

PETIT LARCENY, 151111041, 1000 block of N. Filmore Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 151111054, 6100 block of N. Wilson Boulevard

11/12/15

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 151112007, 2300 block of N. Roosevelt Street

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 151112008, 2600 block of N. Roosevelt Street

GRAFFITI, 151112012, 1300 block of N. Lee Highway

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151112013, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street

CHECK FRAUD, 151112025, 2100 block of N. Westmoreland Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151112038, 151112038, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151112041, 3500 block of S. Clark Street

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 151112044, 3700 block of Columbia Pike

11/13/15

IDENTITY THEFT, 151113022, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road

PETIT LARCENY, 151113029, 1600 block of N. Key Boulevard

GRAND LARCENY, 151113039, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151113042, 1500 block of N. Clarendon Boulevard

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 151113044, 5500 block of S. Columbia Pike

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 151113046, 800 block of S. Arlington Mill Drive

GRAND LARCENY, 151113050, 2600 block of S. Jefferson Davis Highway

11/14/15

TRESPASSING, 151114014, 4200 block of N. Fairfax Drive

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151114017, 4000 block of S. Columbia Pike

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151114019, 5500 block of N. 33rd Street

ATTEMPTED LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151114021, 5500 block of N. 33rd Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151114023, 5500 block of N. 33rd Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151114025, 3400 block of N. 12th Road

VANDALISM, 151114028, 1000 block of N. Vermont Street

TAMPERING WITH AUTO, 151114038, 4100 block of N. 23rd Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151114042, unit block of S. Glebe Road

IDENTITY THEFT, 151114049, 1200 block of S. Hayes Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151114051, 100 block of S. Courthouse Road

PETIT LARCENY, 151114052, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

PETIT LARCENY, 151114053, 2100 block of N. 15th Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151114054, 1500 block of N. Wilson Boulevard

GRAND LARENY, 151114056, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

FRAUD, 151114057, 900 block of S. Glebe Road

11/15/15

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 151115002, 3300 block of N. Wilson Boulevard

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151115021, 5800 block of N. 35th Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 151115023, 1200 block of N. Nelson Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151115025, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

ATTEMPTED LARCENY BY FALSE PRETENSES, 151115029, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151115036, 1300 block of S. Dinwiddie Street

FRAUD, 151115038, 1800 block of N. Lynn Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151115041, 1600 block of S. Walter Reed Drive

PETIT LARCENY, 151115045, 200 block of N. Glebe Road

11/16/15

GRAND LARCENY, 151116008, 700 block of S. Dickerson Street

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 151116013, 2900 block of S. Eads Road

11/17/15

TAMPERING WITH AUTO (series), 151117060, 2700 block of S. 13th Road.

CREDIT CARD THEFT, 151117028, 4500 block of S. 31st Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151117036, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street

GRAND LARCENY, 151117042, 1100 block of S. Hayes Street

ASSAULT, 151118012, 800 block of S. Florida Street

TRESPASSING, 151118013, 3200 block of S. 24th Road

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