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<i>The following incidents were reported by the Arlington Police Department: </i>

<b>MALICIOUS WOUNDING</b>

<b>2100 Clarendon Blvd. </b> Around 12:55 a.m. the victim, a 25-year-old male, was leaving a restaurant. Once outside he met his friend who was being harassed by an unknown subject. When the victim tried to intervene he was punched in the eye. The victim received a laceration over his left eye. The subject fled the scene. The suspect is described as white male, 25 years of age, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, 160 pounds, wearing a black T-shirt, khaki shorts and sandals.

<b>ROBBERY</b>

<b>5500 S. Columbia Pike. </b> At approximately 4:15 a.m. on July 7, the victim, a 40-year-old male, was approached by 3-4 unknown male subjects in a parking lot. The first subject asked for a cigarette. When the victim replied that he didn't have one, the first subject produced a handgun and demanded money. The victim tried to flee the scene, but was grabbed and thrown to the ground. The victim lost consciousness and awoke to find the subjects and the contents of his pockets gone. Taken were a VA driver's license, a credit card and an undetermined amount of cash. The first Subject is described as a black male, in his 20s, 6 feet tall and skinny. All other subjects are described only as black males in their 20s.

<b>700 S. Florida St. </b> At approximately 11 p.m. on July 1, the victim, a 21-year-old male, was approached by six or seven unknown male subjects in a parking lot. The subjects demanded money, then began searching the victim's pants and jacket pockets and removed an undetermined amount of cash. The subjects then left the scene on foot in several directions. The subjects are described as Hispanic males.

<b>RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY</b>

<b>2600 S. Vance St. </b> Sometime between 6 p.m. on July 4 and 5 p.m. on July 5, unknown subject(s) entered a residence and removed a 27-inch television. Entry was apparently made by prying open a porch door.

<b>500 N. Norwood St. </b> Sometime between 11:30 a.m. on July 4 and 9 a.m. on July 5, unknown subject(s) entered a residence and ransacked the premises. A mountain bike was taken from an exterior storage shed. No signs of forced entry were found.

<b>200 N. Piedmont St. </b> Around 5:25 a.m. on July 4, an unknown subject entered the apartment through the kitchen window. The subject entered the bedroom and was seen by the victim who was still in bed. The victim screamed and the subject calmly left the apartment the way he came. The suspect was described as an Hispanic male 32-year-old, 5 feet, 4 inches tall, 180 pounds, with a round face, wearing a black shirt, black shorts carrying a black backpack. Minutes later a subject matching the description was located and was positively identified by the victim. This incident is still being investigated.

<b>2100 S. Nelson St. </b> Sometime between 10 a.m. on July 1 and 1:41 p.m. on July 3, an unknown subject smashed a rear window and entered the house, however, nothing was taken.

<b>1200 N. Kirkwood Road. </b> Sometime between 10:05 a.m. and 11 p.m. on July 2, unknown subject(s) entered a locked room and removed a metal box and 2 glass bottles containing an undetermined number of coins. There were no signs of forced entry.

<b>COMMERCIAL BURGLARY</b>

<b>2900 S. Glebe Road. </b> Sometime between 9 p.m. on July 7 and 3:44 a.m. on July 8, unknown subject(s) entered a VA ABC store and removed several bottles of liquor. Entry was made by throwing a rock through a glass door.

<b>2600 N. Pershing Drive. </b> Sometime between 7 p.m. on June 29 and 2 p.m. on June 30, unknown subject(s) entered a dry cleaners through a roof vent/fan, ransacked the premises and removed an undetermined amount of cash.

<b>1100 S. Joyce St. </b> Sometime between 3:52 and 4:04 a.m. on June 28, unknown subject(s) entered a retail establishment and removed several items of clothing. Entry was made by breaking out a section of wall.

<b>1000 N. Arlington Blvd. </b> At approximately 4:43 a.m. on June 27, the victim, a 54-year-old male, arrived at his business and discovered an unknown male subject inside. The subject fled the premises on foot when the victim approached him. Officers located the subject a short time later and took him into custody without incident. The suspect was charged with burglary.

<b>ATTEMPTED BREAKING & ENTERING</b>

<b>800 S. Lincoln St. </b> Sometime between 9 a.m. on June 11 and 11 a.m. on June 29, unknown subject(s) broke a window on a rear basement door and unlocked one of the door's locks. The subject(s) were unable to open a second lock and apparently were unable to gain entry into the premises.

<b>BREAKING & ENTERING</b>

<b>2600 S. Arlington Ridge Road. </b> Sometime between 3 p.m. on June 6 and 8:15 p.m. on July 1, unknown subject(s) entered a residence and ransacked the premises. Nothing appears to have been taken. Entry was made by forcing the front door open.

<b>SEXUAL BATTERY</b>

<b>400 S. Edgewood St. </b> At approximately 3:11 a.m. on July 1, the victim, a 62-year-old female, was awakened in her bedroom by an unknown male subject who was touching her. The victim screamed and the subject fled from the bedroom. The victim ran after the subject and found the back door standing open. The suspect is described as a male, race/nationality unknown, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, 130 pounds, wearing dark clothing.

<b>ABDUCTION</b>

<b>1800 S. Arlington Ridge Road. </b> At approximately 11:30 p.m. on July 1, the victims, a 23-year-old female and a 21-year-old male, were riding in a vehicle when a known male subject blocked their way by pulling his vehicle in front of theirs. The subject then pulled the male victim out of the vehicle and struck him in the face. The female victim dialed 911 and began shouting for help. The subject then grabbed the female victim by her hair and dragged her to his vehicle before fleeing the scene. Officers found the vehicle and took the suspect into custody without incident. He was charged with abduction, assault and battery, destruction of property and reckless driving, and is being held without bond.

<b>1200 S. Hayes St. </b> At approximately 10:15 p.m. on June 27, the victim, an 18-year-old female, was approached by a known male subject inside a shopping mall. The subject asked to speak with the victim, then grabbed her by the shirt and began pulling her through the mall. While still inside the mall, the subject released the victim and struck her on the side of the face. As the victim attempted to escape, the subject used a knife to cut pieces of hair from her head. He then fled the scene on foot. Warrants were issued for Karl Donnell Minor, a black male, 27 years of age, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 160 pounds, of Washington, D.C., for abduction, robbery and domestic assault.

<b>INDECENT EXPOSURE</b>

<b>1800 S. Columbia Pike. </b> At approximately 11:20 a.m. on July 1, the victim, a 21-year-old female, observed a known male subject unzip his pants and expose his penis while riding in an elevator. The victim exited the elevator and reported the incident to building management. The victim identified the subject and he was later located, arrested without incident and charged with indecent exposure.

<b>3500 N. Wilson Blvd. </b> At approximately 9:09 a.m. on June 28, officers responded to a call of a male subject masturbating on a park bench. Upon arrival, officers observed a male subject laying on a park bench with his pants zipper open and his penis exposed. The suspect was arrested and charged with indecent exposure and drunk in public.

<b>6800 N. Williamsburg Blvd. </b> At approximately 1:25 p.m. on June 27, a witness reported seeing an unknown male subject exposing himself to passing vehicles. The suspect is described as a white male, in his 30s, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 160 pounds, possibly with a beard.

<b>PEEPING TOM</b>

<b>3800 N. 7th St. </b> At approximately 12:45 a.m., the victims, a 28-year-old male and a female (age unknown), heard a sound at their bedroom window. The female victim then observed a small red light at the window, apparently from a video camera, and screamed. The male victim then heard footsteps running away from the window.