The following incidents were reported by the Mount Vernon District Police Station.
RECKLESS DISCHARGE: 3500 block of Pike Road, April 5, 7:19 p.m. Officers responded to the Lorton Healthplex for a woman who had a gunshot wound. Officers learned she accidentally shot herself in the foot while playing with her gun in her backyard. No one else was injured. She was taken to the hospital by a family member. Charges will be determined pending consultation with the Office of the Commonwealth Attorney.
FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM/TRESPASSING: 8200 block of Richmond Highway, April 5, 4:06 p.m. An officer saw a 27-year-old man from Alexandria walking in the area and knew he was wanted on an outstanding warrant for trespassing. The officer followed the man who ran but was quickly caught after a short foot pursuit. While running, the suspect threw down a gun that officers found nearby. The suspect was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed weapon, obstruction of justice, trespassing and was served the outstanding trespassing warrant.
ROBBERY: 3000 block of Westford View Court, April 7, 12:45 a.m. Two teens were walking home when they were confronted by five to seven men. One man displayed a knife and told them to empty their pockets. The suspects took their personal property and ran away.
1700 block of Burr Street, wallet, cell phone and electronic device from vehicle
8200 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
4200 block of Corcoran Street, cell phones from residence
8400 block of Frye Road, beer from business
2200 block of Huntington Avenue, cell phones from location
6100 block of Richmond Highway, property from business
8600 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
8200 block of Russell Road, beer from business
6500 block of Tower Drive, tools from vehicle
6600 block of Richmond Highway, cell phone from location
8600 block of Richmond Highway, bicycle from residence
8400 block of Jinetes Court, wallet from residence
3900 block of Manzanita Place, package from residence
8600 block of Woodlawn Court, property from location
1600 block of Belle View Boulevard, cash from business
7900 block of Richmond Highway, cell phone from location
8400 block of Huerta Court, 2000 Honda Accord