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Crime Report: Tires Slashed in Columbia Forest

Someone slashed the tires on seven vehicles parked in the Columbia Forest neighborhood near Columbia Pike, according to police.

The vandalism spree was reported Saturday morning around the intersection of S. Columbus Street at 10th Street S.

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

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (Series), 2018-01280098, S. Columbus Street at 10th Street S. Between 2:30 a.m. on January 27 and 11:00 a.m. on January 28, seven parked vehicles had their tires slashed. Nothing was reported missing and no further damage was reported on any of the vehicles. There is no suspect 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.

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BURGLARY, 2018-01290020, 1600 block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 3:35 a.m. on January 29, police were dispatched to the report of trouble unknown. Upon arrival, it was determined that an unknown male suspect forced entry to a business and stole items of value. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’8-6’2, weighing 150-190 lbs., wearing a black jacket. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY, 2018-01290031, 3100 block of Lee Highway. At approximately 5:56 a.m., police were dispatched to the report of a burglary just discovered. Upon arrival, it was determined that two unknown suspects forced entry into a business and stole prescription drugs. Suspect One is described as a black male, between the ages of 25-35, approximately 6’0-6’5, with an athletic build, wearing a black sweatshirt with a grey hood, black pants, white shoes and a black mask. Suspect Two is described as a black male, between the ages of 25-35, approximately 6’0-6’5, with an athletic build, wearing a black jacket/sweatshirt with a black hood, black pants and tan gloves. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY BY FORCE,  2018-01270034, 200 block of N. Glebe Road. At approximately 1:56 a.m. on January 27, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the male victim was walking in the area when he was assaulted by a group of suspects who stole cash and items of value from his pockets. The suspects fled prior to police arrival. The victim suffered minor injuries. There are no suspect descriptions. The investigation is ongoing.

ROBBERY, 2018-01280189, Unit block of S. Glebe Road. At approximately 8:17 p.m. on January 28, police were dispatched to an armed robbery just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was walking in the area when he was approached from behind by two male suspects who threatened him with a knife and assaulted him. The suspects stole cash from the victim and fled on foot prior to police arrival. A K-9 track was initiated, but yielded negative results. The victim was transported to Virginia Hospital Center with non-life threatening injuries. Suspect One is described as a black male in his teens, approximately 5’4 to 5’5, wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, a du-rag and carrying a red backpack. Suspect Two is described as a black male in his teens, approximately 5’5 to 5’6,  wearing a black jacket and blue jeans. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY, 2018-01260220, 2600 block of S. Veitch Street. At approximately 5:14 p.m. on January 26, police were dispatched to the report of a juvenile incident. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim heard commotion in the hallway of his apartment and something bang against the door. The victim opened the door and noticed multiple juveniles running away from the area. Approximately 10 minutes later, the victim heard the door to his apartment open and upon investigation, observed two juvenile male suspects, who then fled the residence. The suspects are described as black males, approximately 13 to 16 years old, 5’7 to 5’9, with skinny builds. The investigation is ongoing.

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2018-01260116, 2800 block of 24th Road S. At approximately 12:20 p.m. on January 26, police were dispatched to the report of a late breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that a suspect forced entry to a residence, causing damage to the door. Nothing was reported missing. The investigation is ongoing.

INDECENT EXPOSURE, 2018-01260313, N. Rolfe Street at N. 16th Street. At approximately 10:37 p.m. on January 26, police were dispatched to the report of an indecent exposure. Upon arrival, it was determined that the female victim was entering a parked vehicle when an unknown suspect approached her and exposed his genitals. The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival. The suspect is described white male in his 20’s or 30’s, 5’10” tall with an average build. He was wearing a striped zip up sweatshirt and dark pants at the time of the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

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