The following incidents were recently reported by the Alexandria Police Department. For more information, call 703-838-4636.


PAYNE ST. N., 600 block, 12:15 a.m. June 19. A male inappropriately grabbed a female acquaintance, 24, in the laundry room of a building. When she took out her cell phone to call a relative, the male left. Police were called, and a warrant was issued charging an Alexandria male with attempted rape and abduction.


DAWES AVENUE AND SEMINARY ROAD, 1 to 10:17 p.m. June 17. Two males wearing ski masks accosted a man, 18. He was struck in the head with a wooden object and knocked down, and his pockets were searched. The victim then fled.

EDSALL RD., 6000 block, 3 p.m. June 20. Two males on an apartment balcony shouted to a male pedestrian, 14, and his friends. The males, one with a knife, then left the balcony and chased the 14-year-old and his friends. Police were called, and an Alexandria boy, 16, and a Fairfax County boy, 17, were charged with attempted felonious assault and gang participation.

MADISON ST., 1200 block, 9:55 p.m. June 16. Two unoccupied cars and a vacant house were struck by bullets fired from a vehicle occupied by at least two people. No injuries were reported.

PARK CENTER DR., 2600 block, 2 a.m. June 23. A bottle was thrown from a balcony of a high-rise building, striking a male security guard, 21, in the head. He was treated at the scene by a medic unit.

ROBERTS LANE, 100 block, 2 to 2:12 a.m. June 18. A male accosted a woman, 31, from behind and grabbed her. After a struggle, they both fell. The male fled on foot.

RUSSELL RD., 3800 block, 9 p.m. June 18. A group of males accosted a tow truck driver, 20, while he was towing a vehicle. One of the males grabbed his arm while he was seated in the truck. As he got out of the truck, he was struck on the head with a flashlight. The males assaulted him and then fled. The victim reportedly refused to be taken to a hospital.

FOUR MILE RD., 700 block, 7:25 p.m. June 18. A man, 35, of no fixed address, suffered a cut to his head and bruising to his face as a result of an assault. The man, who could not remember what had happened, was taken to a hospital.


HOLMES RUN PKWY., 5500 block, 5:10 to 5:20 p.m. June 15. A man asked a woman, 19, three times whether she needed a ride and drove away each time she refused. The last time he returned, he exposed himself to her.


DOGWOOD DR., 1400 block, 3:40 a.m. June 18. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a door. An occupant awoke and called police.

HOPKINS CT., 300 block, 11:30 p.m. June 18 to 2 a.m. June 19. A residence was entered by forcing a door. Nothing was reported missing.

KING ST., 4700 block, 3:30 a.m. June 17. Cash was stolen from a business entered by breaking a window.

PORTNER RD., 1500 block, 2 p.m. June 18 to 6:30 a.m. June 20. Tools were stolen from a construction trailer.

SEMINARY RD., 3700 block, 4:45 p.m. June 17 to 8 a.m. June 20. A business was entered through a window and offices were ransacked. Nothing was reported missing.

VAN DORN ST. N., 2200 block, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. June 14. Cash, electronic equipment and jewelry were stolen from a residence entered by forcing a window.


BEAUREGARD ST. N., 1700 block, 2:15 to 6:15 p.m. June 20. A light green 1992 Honda Civic was stolen.

BRADDOCK RD. W., 4800 block, 10:15 p.m. June 19 to 6:40 a.m. June 20. A red 2000 Honda Civic was stolen.

DUKE ST., 5300 block, 6 p.m. June 17 to 3 p.m. June 18. A maroon 1998 Mercury Mystique was stolen.

DUKE ST., 5400 block, 10 to 10:15 p.m. June 18. A brown 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass was stolen.

KENMORE AVE., 4700 block, 12:01 to 1 a.m. June 19. A silver 1995 Chevrolet Caprice was stolen.

REYNOLDS ST. S., 100 block, 10:15 to 10:20 p.m. June 19. A gray 2005 Infiniti sport utility vehicle was stolen.

SUMMERS DR., 300 block, 8 a.m. to noon June 21. A white 1996 Chrysler Town and Country van was stolen.

WOLFE ST., 900 block, 6 p.m. June 16 to 8 a.m. June 17. A white 1996 Ford Crown Victoria was stolen.


TULSA PL., 4200 block, 4:30 a.m. June 22. Bullets were fired at two vehicles. A rear window of one vehicle was shattered and the other vehicle had two bullet holes. No injuries were reported.


The following incidents were recently reported by the Arlington County Police Department. For more information, call 703-228-4050 or visit


COLUMBIA PIKE S., 4900 block, 9:25 p.m. June 15. A male pushed a woman, 50, off a bridge and sexually assaulted her. The woman was taken to a hospital. An Arlington male, 35, was charged with malicious wounding and attempted rape.


GEORGE MASON DR. N., 300 block, 2:21 a.m. June 19. A group of males attacked two people with a knife. Both were taken to a hospital. An Arlington male, 19, was charged with malicious wounding.

GEORGE MASON DR. S., 900 block, 1 to 2 a.m. June 19. A group of males accosted a man, 18, and cut him twice with a machete. The man was taken to a hospital.


CARLIN SPRINGS RD. N., 5400 block, 12:30 p.m. June 18. A male exposed himself in public.

UTAH ST. N., 1000 block, 11:30 p.m. June 10. A male exposed himself to a 28-year-old woman.


11TH ST. N., 2300 block, 1:45 a.m. June 13. A male armed with a metal pipe accosted a deliveryman in a parking lot and robbed him of cash and food. The robber raised the pipe, and the deliveryman fled.

28TH ST. S., 1400 block, 10:43 p.m. June 20. A male grabbed a man from behind while a female accomplice searched his pockets and robbed him of cash.


ARLINGTON BLVD. N., 1000 block, May 10 to May 25. Jewelry was stolen from a residence.

CHAIN BRIDGE RD. N., 400 block, 7:15 to 10:15 p.m. June 11. Items were stolen from a residence. The thief was seen fleeing from the residence, and some stolen property was recovered in the back yard.

TAFT ST. N., 1400 block. A license plate was stolen from a vehicle.

PERSHING DR. N., 2700 block, 8 p.m. June 14 to 2 p.m. June 15. Electronics and other items were stolen from a residence.

12TH ST. N., 1500 block. License plates were stolen from a vehicle.

17TH ST. N., 4000 block, 8:30 p.m. June 20 to 6:50 a.m. June 21. Tools were stolen from a construction site.

40TH ST. N., 4500 block, 9 to 9:20 p.m. June 16. An attempt was made to steal a VCR from a residence.


CARLIN SPRINGS RD. S., 800 block. A maroon 1989 Toyota Corolla was stolen.

CRYSTAL DR. S., 1500 block. A silver 1999 Toyota Avalon was stolen.

GLEBE RD. N., 2500 block. A gray 1999 Chrysler Sebring was stolen.

OLD DOMINION DR. N., 4300 block. A yellow 1999 Honda CRB 600 motorcycle was stolen.

QUINCY ST. N., 1400 block. A black 1997 Honda Accord was stolen.

WILSON BLVD. N., 3200 block. A silver 2005 BMW 525i was stolen.

20TH ST. S., 2800 block. A gray 1996 Chrysler Town and Country was stolen.

28TH ST. N., 5200 block. A maroon 1995 Ford Explorer was stolen.

-- Compiled by RIA MANGLAPUS