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.
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ARMED ROBBERY, 2020-01290273, 3500 block of Lee Highway. At approximately 8:54 p.m. on January 29, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival, it was determined that the suspect entered a business and approached an employee behind the counter. The suspect displayed a firearm and threatened the employee, demanding they open the cash register. He stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, then forced the employee upstairs, where the suspect forced entry to a secure office, causing damage. Nothing additional was reported stolen from the office. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 25-26 years old, 5’8”-6’0”, wearing a jacket, gray pants, black boots, black gloves and a black mask. The investigation is ongoing.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01290011, Fairfax Drive at N. Taft Street
LARCENY, 2020-01290045, 3200 block of Columbia Pike
LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2020-01290065, 500 block of 12th Street S.
RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE, 2020-01290113, 4000 block of 5th Road N.
FRAUD, 2020-01290139, 1400 block of N. Herndon Street
LARCENY, 2020-01290141, 1100 block of S. Joyce Street
LARCENY, 2020-01290162, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street
SHOPLIFTING, 2020-01290171, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01290189, 3800 block of Fairfax Drive
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-01290209, 2200 block of S. Clark Street
LARCENY, 2020-01290220, 1000 block of S. Hayes Street