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Crime Report: Woman Opens Window, Sees Man Exposing Himself

Police car (file photo)A woman opened her window last night only to find a man exposing himself several feet away.

The incident happened around 10 p.m. on the 1400 block of S. George Mason Drive, south of Columbia Pike.

Police say the suspect, a white male wearing a t-shirt and sweatpants, ran away after the window was opened.

More from this week’s Arlington County Police Department crime report:

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2017-01170265, 1400 block of S. George Mason Drive. At approximately 10:07 p.m. on January 17, officers responded to the report of an indecent exposure. A female victim opened a window inside her residence and observed a male subject, several feet from the window, exposing himself. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction. He is described as a white male, wearing a blue t-shirt, grey sweatpants, and a dark colored winter hat. The investigation is ongoing.

The rest of the past week’s crime report highlights, including some that we’ve already reported, after the jump.

ATTEMPT TO DISARM LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, 2017-01130319, 3700 block of 36th Road N. At approximately 9:33 p.m. on January 13, police were dispatched to the report of a cab fare dispute. Upon the officer’s arrival, he made verbal contact with the suspect. The suspect then lunged forward at the officer, grabbed his weapon and attempted to remove it from the holster. A struggle ensued and once additional police units arrived on scene, the suspect was taken into custody. Three Arlington County Police Officers received medical treatment at Virginia Hospital Center for non-life threatening injuries. The subject, who was allegedly under the influence of controlled substance(s) at the time of the incident, was transported to Virginia Hospital Center for evaluation. The 16-year-old male juvenile subject was charged with attempting to disarm a law enforcement officer, assault on a law enforcement officer (x2), resisting arrest and possession of a schedule 1 controlled substance.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2017-01130029, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 1:45 a.m. on January 13, an officer on routine patrol was flagged down by a male victim who reported being assaulted by an unknown male subject. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to George Washington Hospital. The suspect is described as a white male in his twenties, approximately 6’0″ tall and wearing a blue plaid shirt.

ARMED ROBBERY, 2017-01160301, 4400 block of S. 31st Street. At approximately 11:37 p.m. on January 16, officers responded to the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that two male suspects approached a male victim near his vehicle, both displayed knives, and told the victim to put his hands up. The suspects then rifled through the victim’s pockets and stole his belongings. The suspects then fled the scene. A K9 search was conducted with negative results. The suspects are described as approximately 5’9″ tall with a bulky build. They were dressed in all black, with black gloves, and black ski masks at the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

RECOVERED STOLEN AUTO, 2017-01150202, block of S. 12th Street at Fern Street. At approximately 4:50 p.m. on January 15, an officer on routine patrol received a license plate reader hit indicating a parked vehicle had been reported as stolen. Officers established a perimeter and once the subject returned to the vehicle, took him into custody. Marcus Patmon, 45, of Miami FL was arrested and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle.

BURGLARY, 2017-01150073, 200 block of N. Chain Bridge Road. At approximately 6:09 a.m. on January 15, police were dispatched to a possible burglary in progress. Upon arrival, police established a perimeter around the home and observed a subject inside. During the search of the property, the male subject was located and taken into custody. Samuel Griffiths, 46, of Washington DC was arrested and charged with burglary.

BURGLARY, 2017-01140152, 900 block of S. Wakefield Street. Between 12:00 p.m. on August 1 and 4:00 p.m. on January 14, an unknown subject forced entry into a residence and stole numerous items of value. There is no suspect(s) description.

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