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Crime

<lst>The following incidents were reported by the Arlington County Police Department:

<cal1>CARJACKING

<cal2>1800 N. Quinn St. At approximately 5:07 p.m. on March 23, the victim, a 27-year-old female, was helping a child out of her vehicle when she was approached by an unknown male subject. The subject held a knife to the victim's throat and demanded her keys and wallet. The victim dropped her wallet and purse to the ground. The subject then grabbed the victim's keys, picked up the wallet and purse, pushed the child out of the way and got in the car. The subject then drove away from the scene in an unknown direction. The suspect was described as an Hispanic male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 160 pounds, medium complexion, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with front pockets. The suspect spoke with a Spanish accent and was holding a black hat with red letters in one hand. The stolen vehicle is a red 2-door 1999 Honda Civic, tag number MD GSJ329.

<cal1>AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

<cal2>1300 S. Rolfe St. At approximately 1:30 a.m. on March 23, the victim, a 31-year-old male, and several friends left a party where a fight had broken out. Approximately 15 minutes later, the victim was seated in the rear passenger seat of a vehicle stopped at the intersection of 13th and Rolfe streets. A vehicle described as a white SUV, possibly a Cadillac Escalade, containing three unknown subjects approached and one subject in the rear seat fired several shots into the victim's vehicle. The subject vehicle then fled the scene. The victim received a small graze wound on the back of his head. The suspects are described as black males, and the shooter was described as being "lighter skinned." It is unknown if the shooting is related to the earlier fight.

<cal1>MALICIOUS WOUNDING

<cal2>6900 N. Lee Highway. At approximately 10:20 p.m. on March 22, the victim, a 29-year-old male, was approached by two unknown male subjects who had just climbed over a fence into the yard of a pet care business. The victim, an employee of the business, told the men they were on private property and asked them to leave. One subject told the victim they were there to "smoke their weed" and then cut the victim's arm with a switchblade knife. Both subjects then climbed out of the yard and were seen running east on Westmoreland St. Suspects are described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 250 pounds, with a dark complexion, wearing black jeans, a black jacket, black ski mask and skull cap; and an Hispanic male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 160 pounds, wearing black jeans, a black jacket and a black skull cap. The knife was described as a black-handled switchblade, blade length unknown.

2600 S. Shirlington Road. At approximately 11:30 p.m. on March 23, the victims, an 18-year-old male and a 19-year-old male, were approached by several unknown male subjects in the parking lot of a billiards hall. The subjects asked if the victims were affiliated with a gang, then one subject struck victim #1 in the head with a bottle. Another subject fired several shots from an air pistol, striking victim #1 in the face and hand. Other subjects jumped victim #2 and punched and kicked him several times. The subjects then fled the scene in several vehicles. One vehicle was described as a red Honda; another was described as a white 4D Toyota sedan, tag no. VA CD234. The suspects are described as AMs, and are thought to be affiliated with the "TRG" gang.

<cal1>ARMED ROBBERY

<cal2>200 N. Glebe Road. Around 7:50 p.m. on March 26, the victim a 30-year-old male delivered a pizza and was returning to his vehicle when he was confronted by two unknown subjects. The suspect raised a handgun, chambered a round and said "put the money down." The victim took the money from his pants pockets, threw it on the ground and fled. The subjects retrieved the money and fled the scene. An unknown amount of cash was taken. The first suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet tall, wearing a black stocking cap and armed with a black handgun. The second suspect is a black male, 5 feet 8 inches-5 feet 10 inches tall, wearing all black.

<cal1>ROBBERY

<cal2>3300 N. Lee Highway. At approximately 5:50 p.m. on March 20, the victim, a 48-year-old female, was walking along the bike path when she was approached from behind by an unknown male subject. The subject grabbed the victim's purse from her shoulder and turned and ran back the way he had come. The victim briefly gave chase and last saw the subject running eastbound through a parking lot. The suspect was described as a black male in his late teens or early 20s, wearing baggy blue jeans, a gray sweatshirt and a gray or beige skullcap.

2400 S. Shirlington Road. At approximately 10:10 p.m. on March 31, the victim, a 41-year-old male, was using the pay phone when he was approached by two unknown subjects. The first subject pointed a shotgun at the victim and demanded his money. The victim replied that he had no money. The second subject then patted the victim down and emptied all of his pockets, tossing the contents on the ground. Finding no money, both subjects left the scene on foot. As the victim was gathering his belongings, the subjects drove by him in a vehicle. The first suspect is described as a male, possibly black, 6 feet tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a beige winter coat and a black ski mask. The second suspect is also described as a male, possibly black, 6 feet tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a black winter coat, black pants and a black ski mask. The shotgun is described as a single-barrel model with a black barrel. The vehicle is described as a dark-colored 4-door car.

1700 N. Rhodes St. Around 11:13 p.m. on March 26, the victim a 27-year-old female was walking on Rhodes Street approaching the courtyard when she observed an unknown subject under the archway at the entrance to the courtyard. As she approached the subject walked up to her, put his hand on her shoulder then punched in the face. The subject then proceeded to take her purse from her shoulder. The victim held on and was punched again in the face. She was then punched repeatedly, at which time she released the purse. The subject fled the scene. Two citizens who witnessed the incident gave chase after the subject. The subject dropped the purse and escaped. The suspect is described as a black male, in his 30s, 5 feet 11 inches-6 feet tall, 210 pounds, wearing blue jeans and a mid-length brown bomber jacket.

1000 N. Daniel St. At approximately 12:35 a.m. on March 23, the victim, a 22-year-old female, was walking south on N. Fillmore Street when she was approached by an unknown male subject. The subject demanded the victim's money, then grabbed her purse. As the subject ran with the purse, the victim was briefly dragged along the sidewalk until she was able to get the purse straps off her shoulders. The subject was last seen fleeing north on N. Daniel Street. The suspect is described as a black male, 30-39 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches-5 feet 11 inches tall, with a "scruffy" face, deep voice, brown eyes and black hair. He was wearing dark clothing, possibly a windbreaker, and a knit hat.

1300 N. Quincy St. At approximately 11:05 p.m. on March 23, the victim, a 29-year-old male, was walking across the tennis courts of Washington-Lee High School when four unknown male subjects approached from behind and pushed him to the ground. One subject held something against the back of the victim's head and rifled through the victim's pockets. Nothing was taken from the victim. The subjects then left the scene on foot heading west. The suspects are described as young Hispanic males.

4300 N. 4th St. At approximately 2 p.m. on March 23, the victim, a 35-year-old male, was arriving home when three unknown male subjects followed him into his apartment building. The subjects attacked the victim and stole an undetermined amount of cash. The first suspect is described as an Hispanic male, with a mustache, wearing black jeans, a black shirt and a black Nike hat. The second suspect is described as an Hispanic male, wearing black pants, white shoes, and a white long-sleeved shirt. No description of the third suspect was available.

3400 N. Washington Blvd. At approximately 10:55 p.m. on March 25, the victim, a 28-year-old female, was placing groceries in her car in the parking lot of a grocery store when she was approached by an unknown male subject. As the subject walked behind the victim, he grabbed her purse off her shoulder and fled on foot. The suspect is described as a black male, 6-6 feet 3 inches tall, 215 pounds, black hair, late 20s to mid 30s, wearing black jeans, dark leather jacket, and a dark ball cap.

4600 S. Four Mile Run Drive. At approximately 8:56 p.m. on March 27, the victim, a 45-year-old female, had just parked her vehicle in a parking lot when she was approached by an unknown male subject. The subject demanded the victim's purse, then asked if she had any money. The victim replied that she did not know, then ran from the parking lot when the subject told her to "move it." As she fled the scene, the victim looked back and saw the subject getting into the passenger-side door of a vehicle. The suspect is described as a black male with a light beard, no mustache, wearing a red hooded sweater with a front zipper and a cream-colored baseball cap. The victim described the suspect as speaking very slowly. The vehicle is described as a maroon, older-model car, possibly American-made. The driver of the vehicle was possibly wearing a green hooded sweater.

<cal1>BURGLARY

<cal2>4400 S. 31st St. At approximately 6 a.m. on March 31, the victim, 39-year-old male, woke up to find that his TV, a 25 inch Sharp, and VCR, also Sharp, were missing. Entry to the apartment appeared to be made through a rear screen window which had been cut. An inventory of the apartment revealed that nothing else was taken or disturbed.

1000 N. Arlington Blvd. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on March 28, the victim, a 30-year-old male, came home and noticed that his front door was unlocked. He also noticed evidence around a window that someone may have entered his apartment. An inventory of the apartment revealed that a ring and Mont Blanc pen were missing.

900 N. Kenmore St. Sometime between 8 and 8:38 p.m. on March 26, an unknown subject broke the glass panel on a ground floor window and entered the clinic. At this time nothing is noted missing.

<cal1>HIT AND RUN,

<cal2>1400 N. Rhodes St. At approximately 4:55 a.m. on March 31, a witness heard a collision outside of his apartment. Upon arriving outside, the witness saw a vehicle with all of its lights off attempting to turn right onto N. 14th Street from Rhodes Street. The vehicle had trouble making the turn, reversed, then continued westbound on N. 14th Street. The witness then noticed that the victim's vehicle had been damaged on the left side. The suspect vehicle was described as a silver Jeep Cherokee. No tag number or description of the driver was available.

4600 S. Four Mile Run Drive. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on March 30, the victim was in his vehicle waiting for the traffic light at the intersection of S. Four Mile Run Drive and Columbia Pike. The subject vehicle exited a parking lot and made a right turn around the victim's vehicle, striking it twice. The subject left the scene eastbound on Columbia Pike. The suspect was described as a white male, 50-60 years of age, "salt & pepper" hair, wearing eyeglasses and a neck brace. The suspect vehicle was described as a white 1994 Jeep Wrangler, tag number VA 1280WW. The passenger side seat of the suspect vehicle had papers piled on it from the seat to the roof.