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. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
ARMED ROBBERY, 2020-07080006, 4200 block of N. Henderson Road. At approximately 1:16 a.m. on July 8, police were dispatched to the report of a robbery by force. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 11:45 p.m. on July 7, the victim was outside his residence when he was approached by two male suspects, one of whom was displaying a firearm. The suspects forced the victim back inside of his apartment, assaulted him, and demanded money. The victim was forced into the bathroom while the suspects ransacked the residence, then stole the victim’s vehicle, a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox with Virginia tags, and other items of value. The suspects fled in the vehicle prior to police arrival. The victim sustained minor injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. The suspects are described as men wearing all black, with one wearing a ski mask and the other wearing a face mask. The investigation is ongoing.
ROBBERY (late), 2020-07080065, 2200 block of Columbia Pike. At approximately 11:45 a.m. on July 8, police were dispatched to the late report of an assault. Upon arrival, it was determined that at approximately 2:15 a.m. on July 5, the victim was attempting to re-enter a business when he was approached by the male suspect. A verbal dispute ensued between the victim and suspect, during which the suspect convinced the victim to walk behind the business. The victim then began talking on the phone, at which point the suspect struck the victim in the head, causing him to fall to the ground, and stole jewelry from his person. The victim sustained minor injuries. The suspect is described as a White male, 25-30 years old, approximately 5’7”, 160 lbs., bald, with brown eyes.
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07080058, 4200 block of Wilson Boulevard
LARCENY, 2020-07080072, Wilson Boulevard at N. Highland Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07080088, 1200 block of S. Fern Street
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2020-07080136, Clarendon Boulevard at Washington Boulevard