September 1 – 30, 2020
OBSCENITY: DISSEMINATE PHOTO/VIDEO TO HARASS, ETC
1600 block of S Taylor Street, Arlington, Virginia
This incident occurred on September 4, at approximately 5:38 p.m.
3100 block of Lee Highway, Arlington, Virginia
At approximately 9:58 a.m. on September 8, police were dispatched to the report of an assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 9:50 a.m., the victim was walking on the trail when she observed the suspect walking towards her from a distance. She subsequently turned around and began walking away from the suspect, who increased his pace, closing the distance between them. The suspect caught up to the victim, grabbed her hip, and touched her inappropriately. The victim yelled, prompting the suspect to flee on foot prior to police arrival. The victim was not injured. The suspect is described as a Black male, 35-40 years old, with an afro, wearing a long sleeve red flannel shirt with a white shirt underneath, shorts, and a blue surgical mask. The investigation is ongoing.
900 block of 23rd Street S., Arlington, Virginia
This incident occurred on September 9, at approximately 9:58 a.m.
OBJECT SEXUAL PENETRATION
4200 block of 31st Street S., Arlington, Virginia
This incident occurred on September 15, at approximately 11:50 p.m.
800 block of S. Scott Street, Arlington, Virginia
At approximately 11:58 a.m. on September 17, police were dispatched to the report of an indecent exposure. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victims were playing tennis in a park when they observed the male suspect exposing his genitals and masturbating. As the victims started to leave the area and call police, the suspect fled on foot prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a Black male, 30-40 years old, bald, wearing a white shirt, white sweatpants, and a black face mask. The investigation is ongoing.
500 block of 23rd Street S., Arlington, Virginia
This incident occurred on September 18, at approximately 11:30 p.m.
5700 block of Lee Highway, Arlington, Virginia
At approximately 2:46 p.m. on September 19, police were dispatched to the report of suspicious circumstances. Upon arrival, it was determined that the female juvenile victims were exiting a business when the male subject pulled up next to them in his vehicle and attempted to engage them in conversation. They declined and began to run away. The subject yelled to the victims again to come back to his car, at which point a witness came to the aid of the victims and contacted police. The subject fled in the vehicle prior to police arrival. The subject is described as an Indian male. The vehicle is described as a small, white car. The investigation is ongoing.
1600 block of Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia
At approximately 1:48 a.m. on September 23, police were dispatched to the report of a breaking and entering. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 1:40 a.m. the victim was awoken by noise from the suspect allegedly banging on the door to a secured hotel room. The suspect subsequently forced entry to the room, causing damage, and grabbed the woman around the upper torso. The victim was able to free herself from the suspect, who then fled on foot. Arriving officers established a perimeter, canvassed the area, and a K9 track was conducted. At approximately 2:07 a.m., police were dispatched to the 1700 block of N. Quinn Street, where a male matching the suspect description was banging on the door to a building. Arriving officers located the suspect and took him into custody without incident. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the suspect had also caused damage to a shed located outside of the building on Quinn Street. The suspect, 25, of Arlington, VA, was arrested and charged with Burglary with Intent to Commit Assault, Assault and Battery, and Destruction of Property (x2). He was held on no bond.
3100 block of Lee Highway, Arlington, Virginia
This incident occurred on September 24, at approximately 3:13 p.m.
ROBBERY BY FORCE
1200 block of S. Joyce Street, Arlington, Virginia
At approximately 2:17 p.m. on September 30, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was walking in the area when she noticed someone following her. As the victim turned around, the suspect grabbed her purse, causing the strap to break. Two bystanders attempted to chase the suspect, however, he implied he had a firearm, prompting the bystanders to discontinue their efforts. The suspect then entered a vehicle driven by a second suspect and fled the area prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a Black male, 20-30 years old, approximately 6’0”, with a medium cut beard, wearing a black hoodie, sweatpants. The vehicle is described as an old, green and silver Chevrolet minivan. The investigation is ongoing.
Note: Incident data compiled here is based on initial reports made to the Arlington County Police Department and comes from public safety data published on the County’s Online Crime Mapping Tool, Open Data Portal, and Daily Crime Reports. Follow-up investigations may reveal different or additional information. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.