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Crime Report: Man Charged With ‘Obscene Sexual Display’

A man was arrested last Wednesday and accused of masturbating in his car near Rosslyn, in view of passersby.

Police have charged the man, a Burke, Va. resident, with “obscene sexual display.”

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

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2017-07260139, Wilson Boulevard at N. Rhodes Street. At approximately 11:39 a.m. on July 26, police were dispatched to the report of an indecent exposure. Upon arrival, it was determined that the reporting party allegedly observed a male subject masturbating in his vehicle. Arriving officers located the subject and took him into custody. Otman El Garras, 37, of Burke, VA was arrested and charged with obscene sexual display.

Also last week, someone stole the airbags from at least seven vehicles along the 4400 block of 31st Street S., the steep road from Shirlington to Fairlington.

LARCENY FROM AUTO (Series), 2017-260058, 4400 block of 31st Street S. Between 10:00 p.m. on July 25 and 6:00 a.m. on July 26, an unknown subject(s) forced entry into at least 7 vehicles and stole the airbags. There is no subject(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

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

MISSILE INTO OCCUPIED DWELLING, 2017-07260010, 5100 block of 8th Road S. At approximately 12:38 a.m. on July 26, police responded to the report of a possible burglary in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown suspect threw a rock into a residential window. There is no suspect description and the investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY, 2017-07280046, 2900 block of 22nd Street S. At approximately 3:25 a.m. on July 28, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a residence and stole numerous items of value. The suspect(s) fled the scene prior to police arrival. Arriving officers established a perimeter and canvased the area with negative results. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY (late), 2017-07280267, 1900 block of N. Calvert Street. At approximately 8:55 p.m. on July 28, police were dispatched to the late report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 3:00 a.m. and 3:10 a.m. on July 27, an unknown suspect entered a residence and stole the victim’s personal belongings. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY (late), 2017-07300284, 2100 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 11:49 p.m. on July 30, police responded to the report of a late robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown suspect approached the victim, asked for money, and assaulted him when the victim refused. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 30-40 years old and wearing a black and grey scarf. A canvas of the area was conducted with negative results.

ROBBERY, 2017-07310312, 4800 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 11:27 p.m. on July 31, police responded to the report of a robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined that the male victim was walking in the area when two unknown males assaulted him and stole his cell phone. The suspects fled the scene on foot prior to police arrival. The victim was transported to Virginia Hospital Center with minor injuries. The suspects are described as two Hispanic males in their twenties. The investigation is ongoing.

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