This report is published every weekday, except County holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence.
This report is not a comprehensive list of every police event in Arlington County in the stated time frame. Addresses shown indicate blocks and not specific addresses. For more information on crime in your area, visit our online crime mapping tool.
Note: Information contained in the Daily Crime Report is generally based on initial reports made to the Police Department. Follow-up investigations may reveal different or additional information.
ROBBERY, 2018-12030165, S. Walter Reed Drive at Columbia Pike. At approximately 3:23 p.m. on December 3, police were dispatched to the late report of a robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 11:00 p.m. on December 2, the victim was walking in the area when she was approached by an unknown male suspect who attempted to engage her in conversation. The suspect then grabbed the victim’s purse, attempting to pull it away unsuccessfully before brandishing a knife and cutting it away from the victim. The suspect then fled with the victim’s purse. The suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion, approximately 5’3”, 35 years old, 170-180 lbs., with a stocky build, a mustache, semi-curly hair, and wearing a black jacket. The investigation is ongoing.
HARASSMENT, 2018-12030003, 1300 block of S. Dinwiddie Street
GRAFFITI, 2018-12030040, 300 block of N. Manchester Street
LARCENY, 2018-12030046, 1400 block of N. Courthouse Road
LARCENY, 2018-12030047, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
EXTORTION, 2018-12030064, 4400 block of Lee Highway
LARCENY, 2018-12030152, 2700 block of Clarendon Boulevard
HARASSMENT, 2018-12030190, 2400 block of S. Glebe Road
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2018-12030225, N. Lynn Street at N. Meade Street
FRAUD, 2018-12030228, 1300 block of Army Navy Drive
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2018-12030235, 2900 block of 16th Street S.