Arlington, VA

An Arlington woman is facing charges after allegedly spraying someone with bleach during an early morning argument.

Arlington County Police were called to an address in the Nauck neighborhood around 4:30 a.m. Sunday for a dispute. A verbal argument between two people who knew each other “escalated into physical violence,” police said.

A 33-year-old woman was arrested, accused of spraying bleach — a “caustic agent” — and injuring another woman, then subsequently striking her with an object.

“It remains under investigation what object caused the victim’s injuries,” county police spokeswoman Ashley Savage told ARLnow.

More from ACPD:

MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 2019-01200046, 2100 block of S. Kenmore Street. At approximately 4:36 a.m. on January 20, police were dispatched to the report of a dispute. Upon arrival, it was determined that a verbal altercation between known individuals escalated into physical violence. During the altercation, the suspect allegedly sprayed the victim with bleach before striking the victim with an object. The victim was transported to an area hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. Darcell Harris, 33, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with Malicious Wounding and Malicious Injury by Caustic Agent. She was held on no bond.

Earlier last week, police investigated a series of thefts from vehicles along Columbia Pike and S. Courthouse Road. Police say thieves stole tires and rims from at least five vehicles.

GRAND LARCENY (series), 2019-01170042/01170062/01170099/01170116, 1200 block of S. Courthouse Road/2200 block of Columbia Pike/700 block of S. Courthouse Road. On January 17, police were dispatched to multiple late reports of larcenies from auto. The investigation determined that between approximately 6:00 p.m. on January 16 and 4:00 a.m. on January 17, the tires and rims of approximately 5 vehicles in the area were stolen from vehicles. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

 

Below are the rest of the highlights from this week’s crime report, including some we’ve already reported.

ROBBERY, 2019-01210216, 5300 block of 8th Road S. At approximately 9:43 p.m. on January 21, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 9:30 p.m. and 9:35 p.m., while the victim was operating as a delivery driver, he entered a building to make a delivery when he was approached by an unknown male suspect, who claimed to know the recipient of the delivery. The suspect led him down a hallway, where he was met by several other suspects, who pushed the victim to the ground and assaulted him before stealing his personal belongings, an undisclosed amount of cash and the contents of the delivery. The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival. The victim was not injured. Suspect One is described as a Hispanic or Indian male, approximately 5’8″, 180 lbs., wearing a blue jacket. Suspect Two is described as a black male wearing a black and white long sleeve shirt. The other three suspects are described as black males.

BURGLARY, 2019-01190203, 2400 block of N. Underwood Street. At approximately 7:08 p.m. on January 19, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary just discovered. Upon arrival, it was determined that between approximately 6:00 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., an unknown suspect forced entry to a residence, causing damage, and stole items of value. There is no suspect(s) description. The investigation is ongoing.

BURGLARY (late), 2019-01170136, 2600 block of N. Florida Street. At approximately 12:40 p.m. on January 17, police were dispatched to the late report of a burglary. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 9:30 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. on January 16, an unknown suspect gained entry to a residence and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. There is no suspect description. The investigation is ongoing.

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