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<b>ARMED ROBBERY</b>

<b>2500 S. Kemper Road.</b> At approximately 1:05 a.m. on April 2, the victim, a 41-year-old male, was approached by four unknown male subjects in a vehicle. The first subject got out of the back seat of the vehicle, pointed a shotgun at the victim and demanded drugs. When the victim said he had no drugs, the subject demanded money. The victim handed over his wallet and a jacket. The subject then ordered the victim to "walk home." The subject vehicle then left the scene southbound on Kemper Road. The first suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 30 years of age, medium build, thin moustache, wearing a dark blue-black hooded coat. No description was available for the other three suspects. The suspect vehicle is described as a burgundy 4-door Honda, possibly with Va. tags. The car made a "dragging" sound as it drove away. The shotgun was described as sawed-off, with a jagged muzzle and black barrel.

<b>BRANDISHING</b>

<b>1100 N. Wilson Blvd.</b> At approximately 6:35 p.m. on April 1, the victim, a 36-year-old female, observed an unknown male subject outside the locked door of the store where she was closing for the day. The subject pounded on the door, apparently demanding to be let in. The victim did not open the door and called the police. The subject then displayed a handgun and continued to bang on the door. After a few minutes, the subject got into a vehicle and left the scene heading westbound on Wilson Boulevard. The suspect is described as a white male, 35-40 years of age, 5 feet 7 inches-5 feet 8 inches tall, 200 pounds, brown hair, wearing a white short-sleeved button-down shirt. The suspect vehicle was described as a "new" SUV, light silver in color.

<b>ROBBERY</b>

<b>1000 N. Barton St.</b> At approximately 8:20 p.m. on April 5, the victim, a 26-year-old female, was walking south on N. Barton Street when an unknown male subject ran up behind her, grabbed her purse and fled the scene. The subject was last seen entering an apartment complex near Woodbury Park. The suspect was described as an Hispanic male, 18-23 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 130 pounds, wearing baggy blue jeans, a blue jacket and a blue ball cap.

<b>3300 N. Lee Highway.</b> At approximately 5:50 p.m. on March 30, 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 from. 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.

<b>2400 S. Shirlington Road.</b> At approximately 10:10 p.m. on March 31, the victim, a 41-year-old male, was using the payphone 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 was also described as a male, possibly black, 6 feeet tall, with a stocky build. He was wearing a black winter coat, black pants and a black ski mask. The shotgun was described as a single-barrel model with a black barrel. The vehicle was described as a dark-colored 4-door car.

<cal1>BURGLARY

<cal2>1900 N. 16th St. At approximately 10 p.m. on April 5, the victim, a 48-year-old male, was awakened by an unknown subject standing in his bedroom hallway. When he spoke to the subject, the subject ran out of the house. The victim then checked the premises and found that a window on a side door had been broken and the door had been forced open. An inventory of the house has not been completed.

<b>5500 S. Columbia Pike.</b> On April 2, an employee of a property management company reported that the door of an apartment showed evidence of tampering. The door was damaged, apparently by a hammer found inside the apartment, and the lock and latch were exposed. The occupants of the apartment could not be reached, so an inventory of the contents of the residence was not available.

<b>900 N. Nelson St.</b> At approximately 6 a.m. on April 1, three separate locked storage areas were discovered to have been entered by unknown subject(s). Each storage area showed evidence of a forced entry. An inventory of the storage areas revealed that a number of construction tools were taken.

<b>3800 N. 9th St.</b> Sometime between 8 a.m. on Feb. 1 and 11:30 p.m. on April 2 an unknown subject broke into the victims' storage bin, however, according to the victim nothing was taken. At this location a total of four bins were tampered with.

<b>4200 Wilson Blvd, Tilt Arcades.</b> Sometime between 9:45 p.m. on April 2 and 9:20 a.m. on April 3 an unknown subject entered the business by means unknown. Once inside, approximately $219 was taken from the safe.

<b>1300 N. Courthouse Road.</b> Sometime between 8:30 p.m. on April 2 and 5:10 a.m. on April 3, an unknown subject broke into the construction office by prying the locks off the door. Once inside the office 7 power tools valued at $1,790 were taken.

<b>4400 S. 31st St.</b> At approximately 6 a.m. on March 31, the victim, 39-year-old male, woke up to find that his 25" Sharp TV and Sharp VCR 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.

<b>HIT AND RUN</b>

<b>1400 N. Rhodes St.</b> 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 St. 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.

<b>4600 S. Four Mile Run Drive.</b> 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 is 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 umber VA 1280WW. The passenger side seat of the suspect vehicle had papers piled on it from the seat to the roof.