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Crime Report: Man Grabs Kid’s Shirt After Asking for Directions

An older male driver grabbed a boy by his shirt after becoming enraged that the boy declined to give him directions, according to this week’s Arlington County Police Department crime report.

The incident happened Tuesday morning in the Buckingham neighborhood.

Police say the kid escaped the man’s grasp, after which he parked and knocked on several doors before driving off.

More from the crime report:

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2017-07250086, 4400 block of 4th Street N. At approximately 7:49 a.m. on July 25, a juvenile male was walking in the area when an adult male subject in a red vehicle pulled alongside him. The subject asked for directions and when the juvenile declined, the subject became angry, punched the dashboard of his vehicle and grabbed the juvenile’s shirt. The juvenile pulled away from the subject and continued walking to the 4400 block of N. Henderson Road where he witnessed the subject park his vehicle and knock on several residential doors before leaving the area. The subject is described as a white male between 50-60 years old with white hair. He was described as wearing a red shirt, brown pants and brown shoes at the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

Also this week, a driver in his late 20s pulled alongside a woman in the Arlington Heights neighborhood, near Thomas Jefferson Middle School, and exposed himself.

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2017-07240103, 3500 block of 2nd Street S. At approximately 10:37 a.m. on July 24, police were dispatched to the report of an indecent exposure. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown male subject pulled his vehicle alongside of a female victim and exposed his genitals. The subject is described as a Hispanic male in his late 20’s, wearing a light colored t-shirt and a baseball hat. The subject fled the area in a gold sedan prior to police arrival.

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

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2017-07264004, 1800 block of N. Lynn Street. Between 2:16 p.m. on July 19 and 6:08 p.m. on July 23, an unknown subject entered a residence and moved personal items of the resident. Nothing was reported missing. There is no suspect description.

ROBBERY, 2017-07230093, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard. At approximately 9:20 a.m. on July 23, police responded to the report of a strong armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that an employee was assaulted after confronting two male suspects attempting to steal merchandise. The suspects then fled the scene with the merchandise. The first suspect is described as a 40-50 year old black male, approximately 6’2″, wearing a black t-shirt underneath a tan long-sleeve shirt and khaki pants. The second suspect is described as a 40-50 year old black male, approximately 5’8″ with a heavy build. He was wearing a polo shirt, jean shorts and black and white sneakers. The investigation is ongoing.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2017-07210024, 800 block of 22nd Street S. At approximately 1:24 a.m. on July 21, police responded to the report of a possible unlawful entry. Upon arrival, it was determined that police were contacted after a tenant reported hearing footsteps in the attic. Police searched the residence and located the suspect. Anthony Jones, 60, of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with Unlawful Entry. He was held without bail.

ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT, 2017-07210327, 1100 block of N. Utah Street. At approximately 8:58 p.m., police were dispatched to the report of a dispute. Arriving officers located one female subject and determined that she had assaulted a known individual who left the scene prior to police arrival. During the course of the investigation, the subject became combative and kicked an officer. Olga Sangl, 24, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with Assault on Law Enforcement and Drunk in Public. She was held on no bond.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2017-07210288, 2600 block of N. Pershing Drive. At approximately 7:02 p.m. on July 21, police responded to the report of suspicious circumstances. The investigation determined that an unknown subject tampered with a window but did not gain access into the residence. There is no subject description.

BREAKING AND ENTERING(Late), 2017-07200066, 900 block of N. Edgewood Street. At approximately 7:03 a.m. on July 20, officers responded to the report of a late breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined between 11:30 p.m. on July 19 and 7:00 a.m. on July 20, an unknown subject(s) entered a residence and stole items of value. There is no subject(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY, 2017-07190260, 2400 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. At approximately 8:38 p.m. on July 19, officers responded to the report of an assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that an employee was assaulted after confronting two male suspects attempting to steal merchandise. The suspects then fled the scene on foot with the merchandise. The first suspect is described as a black male in his fifties, approximately 5’7″-5’11” tall and weighed 200-250 lbs. He was wearing a black shirt and blue jeans. The second suspect is described as a black male in his thirties, approximately 5’5″-5’8″ tall and weighed 180-200 lbs. He was wearing a black hat, blue shirt, and black shorts. The investigation is ongoing.

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