Posted on September 26, 2022
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ATTEMPTED THEFT, 2022-09240297, block 3100 of Columbia Pike. At approximately 10:54 p.m. on September 24, police were dispatched to report a suspicious person. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim was inside his vehicle when the suspect approached and allegedly attempted to open his car door while demanding money from the victim. Response officers located the suspect in the area and took him into custody without incident. No injuries were reported. David Bhatti, 33, of Arlington, Va., was arrested and charged with attempted robbery. He was held without bail.
MALICIOUS INJURIES, 2022-009250040, 500 block of 23rd S. St. At approximately 2:45 a.m. on September 25, police were dispatched to report a fight in progress. Upon arrival, officers located the male victim who was transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries considered serious but not life-threatening. The investigation determined that the victim and an unknown male suspect were involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical altercation. The suspect fled on foot before police arrived. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a gray long-sleeved shirt, red baseball cap, black pants, and red and white shoes. The investigation is ongoing.
MALICIOUS INJURIES, 2022-09250158, 4100 block of Fairfax Drive. At approximately 4:30 p.m. on September 25, police were dispatched to report an assault causing injury. Upon arrival, it was determined that the two male subjects were inside a facility when they became involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical altercation. Both male subjects were transported to an area hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.
FLIGHT, 2022-09230115, block 4200 of S. Four Mile Run Drive. At approximately 11:38 a.m. on September 23, police were dispatched to report an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that the male victim and the known suspect were talking in the area when the suspect demanded money from the victim. The suspect then made threatening statements, showed a knife and followed the victim, before obtaining an undisclosed sum of money from the victim. The suspect then fled in a silver sedan occupied by approximately five other subjects. No injuries were reported. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’5″ to 5’6″, 120 pounds, wearing a black polo shirt, black jeans, black shoes and a black backpack. The investigation is ongoing.
FLIGHT (Late), 2022-09230069, 4200 block of Fairfax Drive. At around 8:45 p.m. on September 23, police were dispatched to a belated report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was determined that approximately 20 minutes prior, the unknown male suspect entered the business and allegedly selected a drink and attempted to leave without paying. An employee confronted the suspect and attempted to stop him from leaving, during which the suspect threw the drink at the employee and punched him before fleeing on foot. No injuries were reported and the employee refused to seek treatment. The suspect is described as a black male with a mustache, approximately 5’7″ to 5’9″, of slim build, wearing a black and white baseball cap, gray long-sleeved sweatshirt, basketball shorts black, black socks and black shoes. , carrying a light colored tote and grocery bag. The investigation is ongoing.
FLIGHT (Late), 2022-09230132, 900 block of N. Kenmore St. At around 9:45 a.m. on September 23, police were dispatched to report a late theft. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 2:00 a.m. the male victim was walking in the area when he was struck from behind by the unknown suspect(s) and fell to the ground. The suspect(s) then stole the victim’s cell phone and credit cards before fleeing. No injuries were reported. There is no description of suspect(s). The investigation is ongoing.
BURLGARY (Late)2022-09250037, 4900 block of 7e Road S. At approximately 2:06 a.m. on September 25, police were dispatched to a late report of a break and enter. Upon further investigation, it was determined that between approximately 2:00 p.m. on September 24 and 2:00 a.m. on September 25, an unknown suspect(s) entered the home and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no signs of forced entry and no other items were reported stolen. There is no suspicious description. The investigation is ongoing.
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09220145 Columbia Pike Block 4700
IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-09230030 Block 1700 N. Troy Street
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09230063 Columbia Pike Block 3000
THREATS, 2022-09230085, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09230098 Columbia Pike Block 1500
FRAUD, 2022-09230101, 2400 block Langston Blvd.
ESTABLISHMENT LIFTING, 2022-09230116 Block 1200 S. Hayes St.
ESTABLISHMENT LIFTING, 2022-09230133 Block 1500 Wilson Blvd
HARASSMENT, 2022-09230152, 3400 block of 15e Streets.
INTRUSION, 2022-09230184 Block 1400 Wilson Blvd
ESTABLISHMENT LIFTING, 2022-09230188 1000 Block S. Hayes Street
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09240001 Block 1100 S. Hayes St.
EXTORTION, 2022-09240029 Columbia Pike Block 4900
ESTABLISHMENT LIFTING, 2022-09240088 Block 1500 Wilson Blvd
STOLEN PROPERTY, 2022-09240148 1200 Block S. Cleveland St.
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-09240237 Columbia Pike Block 2200
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09240284 Columbia Pike block 5500
DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2022-09250068 N. Veitch St. at Key Blvd.
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09250093, 4000 block of 5e N road.
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09250102 800 Block S. Greenbrier St.
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09250106 Block 500 S. Carlin Springs Road
ESTABLISHMENT LIFTING, 2022-09250113 Block 1100 S. Hayes St.
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09250161 N. Herndon St. to Wilson Blvd.
ESTABLISHMENT LIFTING, 2022-09250177 Block 1100 S. Hayes St.
BLOWS AND WOUNDS, 2022-09250217 Block 1300 of S. Walter Reed Drive
ASSAULT AND BATTERY, 2022-09250237 Block 2900 Wilson Blvd
09/24/22, VA TZE7431, BMW X5, Gray
2000 block of S. Oakland Street
9/25/22, VA UFD1902, Hyundai Santa Fe, Silver
Block 4300 of N. Pershing Drive
09/25/22, VA W88098, Motorcycle Honda, Red
500 block of 14e Roads.
TRAFFICATION OF THE VEHICLE, 2022-09234007 2600 Block N. Powhatan St.
TRAFFICATION OF THE VEHICLE, 2022-09234008 2600 Block N. Powhatan St.
FLIGHT, 2022-09234009, 3500 block of 2n/a Streets.
AUTO THEFT, 2022-09234011 2600 Block N. Potomac St.
IDENTITY THEFT, 2022-09234013, 6200 block of 23rd N Street.
FLIGHT, 2022-09234015 Block 4200 Wilson Blvd
FRAUD, 2022-09234016 900 Block N. Taylor St.
FRAUD, 2022-09234017 Block 400 of N. George Mason Drive
FLIGHT, 2022-09234018, 2100 block of 15e N Street.
FLIGHT, 2022-09234019 1700 Block N. Kent St.
FLIGHT, 2022-09234021 1200 Block S. Scott Street
AUTO THEFT, 2022-09244001 Columbia Pike Block 5500
FLIGHT, 2022-09244002 2400 block Richmond Hwy
AUTO THEFT, 2022-09244003 2400 Block N. Fillmore St.
FRAUD, 2022-09244004 1000 Block N. Montana St.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-09244005 1000 Block N. Vermont St.
FLIGHT, 2022-09244008 S. Glebe Road unit block
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2022-09244009 500 Block N. Quincy St.