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Crime Report: Delivery Driver Robbed By Armed Man

A delivery driver was robbed by a man with a gun early Sunday morning near Rosslyn, according to police.

The crime happened around 1:30 a.m. in the North Highlands neighborhood.

The suspect reportedly fled on foot after robbing the victim of his or her belongings.

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

ARMED ROBBERY, 2017-08130022, 2100 block of N. Scott Street. At approximately 1:30 a.m. on August 13, police responded to the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined an unknown suspect approached a delivery person from behind, produced a handgun and demanded the victim’s belongings. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’2″ with an average build. The suspect was wearing a black sweatshirt with the hood covering his face at the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

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

LARCENY FROM AUTO(Series), 2017-08150055, 500 block of N. Hudson Street. At approximately 5:55 a.m. on August 15, police were dispatched to the report of a tampering with auto. A citizen contacted the Emergency Communication Center after observing two male suspects insider her vehicle. The suspects fled the area on foot and were stopped a short time later by an officer canvassing the area. The suspects were in possession of items from unlocked vehicles. Duan Jones, 18, of Washington D.C. was arrested and charged with Tampering with Auto and Petit Larceny. Antonio Lucas, 20, of Washington D.C. was arrested and charged with Petit Larceny (x2). They were held on secure bonds.

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2017-08120211, 2000 block of 15th Street N. At approximately 5:49 p.m. on August 12, police were dispatched to the report of a stabbing in progress. Upon arrival it was determined that following a verbal altercation, the suspect produced a knife and stabbed two female victims. Passerby’s intervened, assisted the victims and detained the suspect until police arrived. The victims were transported to the George Washington University Hospital in critical condition. Due to immediate medical intervention by witnesses and Arlington County police officers, quick response and treatment by Arlington County Fire Department EMS, and the exceptional skills of the trauma service at George Washington University Hospital the victim’s are expected to survive. Sharon Uwandu, 37, of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with Aggravated Malicious Wounding (x2). She was held on no bond.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY(late), 2017-08110276, 4800 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 10:27 p.m. on August 11, police were dispatched to the late report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 9:45 p.m. on August 11, a male suspect approached the male victim, displayed a knife and demanded the victim’s personal belongings. When a witness intervened, the suspect fled the scene on foot. During the investigation, police developed suspect information and located the suspect in the 900 block of S. Buchanan Street. Christopher Chavez Flores, 21, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with Attempted Robbery, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II Controlled Substance, and Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance. The suspect was held without bond.

BURGLARY, 2017-08120079, 3300 block of Wilson Boulevard. At approximately 6:24 a.m. on August 12, police were dispatched to a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, it was determined that two unknown suspects forced entry into a business and stole cash. Suspect one is described as a white male, wearing sunglasses, a black hoodie and sweatpants. Suspect two is described as a black male, wearing a black hoodie and black pants. The investigation is ongoing.

MISSILE INTO OCCUPIED VEHICLE, 2017-08110095, S. Hayes Street at Army Navy Drive. At approximately 10:11 a.m. on August 11, police were dispatched to the report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was determined that following a verbal dispute between drivers over a stop sign, the suspect threw a plastic water bottle at the victim. The water bottle struck the victim but no injuries were reported. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 28-40 years old, with a larger build. He was driving a gray four door sedan. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY, 2017-08090094, 5500 block of Columbia Pike. Between 8:30 p.m. on August 8 and 8:00 a.m. on August 9, an unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a residence and stole items of value. There are no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

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