The following incidents were recently reported by the Alexandria Police Department. For more information, call 703-838-4636.
SWAMP FOX RD., 200 block, 10 p.m. Aug. 13. A girl, 15, went outside a movie theater to make a phone call. When she walked back inside, a man grabbed and tried to restrain her. She broke away. Police found a man who works for the theater's cleaning crew hiding in the hallway. An Alexandria man, 23, was arrested and charged with abduction. He was held on $10,000 bond. The girl, who had bruises on her face, reportedly did not need medical treatment.
SOUTH VAN DORN ST., 200 block, 1:01 a.m. Aug. 17. A man, 21, walked out of an apartment building and was approached by another man, who requested money. When the first man refused, he was struck on the arm with a hammer. The robber then dropped the hammer and fled. The victim was treated at a hospital for a cut.
DUKE ST., 4600 block, 9:45 to 9:54 p.m. Aug. 12. A man entered a business and passed a note demanding money to a female clerk, 21. She screamed and ran from the store. The man went behind a counter, took money from a cash box and fled on foot.
MANOR RD., 900 block, 7:40 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 11. Jewelry was stolen from a residence.
YALE DR., unit block, 11:15 a.m. to noon Aug. 11. Electronic equipment was stolen from a residence.
SEMINARY RD., 5000 block, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 12. Jewelry was stolen from a hotel room.
DUKE ST., 5000 block, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 14 to 8:32 a.m. Aug. 15. Cash and other items were stolen from at least 18 offices, entered by forcing doors.
SOUTH REYNOLDS ST., 300 block, 8 a.m. Aug. 17 to 3 p.m. Aug. 18. Clothing and video games were stolen from a business.
NORTH WASHINGTON ST., 700 block, 6 p.m. Aug. 18 to 12:53 a.m. Aug. 19. A bicycle was stolen from a business, entered by breaking a window.
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS
DUKE ST., 2700 block, 5 p.m. Aug. 11 to 9 a.m. Aug. 14. A silver 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier was stolen.
DUNSTER CT., 5700 block, 5 a.m. Aug. 12 to 10:10 p.m. Aug. 14. A silver 2004 Dodge Intrepid was stolen.
DUKE ST., 200 block, 2:30 to 4:54 p.m. Aug. 13. A black 1997 Volkswagen Golf was stolen.
EAST RAYMOND AVE., 400 block, 2:35 to 3 p.m. Aug. 13. A black 1997 BMW was stolen.
JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY., 3600 block, 3 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 13. A maroon 1997 Cadillac DeVille was stolen.
RUSSELL RD., 3800 block, 6 p.m. Aug. 15 to 3:26 a.m. Aug. 16. A black 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse was stolen.
KENMORE AVE., 4700 block, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 16 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17. A dark green 1996 Toyota Camry was stolen.
MENOKIN DR., 2400 block, 6:10 p.m. Aug. 16 to 7:30 a.m. Aug. 17. A white 1992 Toyota Camry was stolen.
JUNIOR ST., 800 block, 1:30 to 8:30 a.m. Aug. 17. A black 1999 Honda Civic was stolen.
No report was available from the Arlington County Police Department for today's Extra. For information, call 703-228-4050.
-- Compiled by KATHY ORTON