Crime Report: December 20, 2017

Published on December 20, 2017

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, 2017-12190244, 3100 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 7:28 p.m. on December 19, police were dispatched to the report of a purse snatching just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim exited the metro was walking in the area when the suspect approached her from behind and grabbed the victim's purse, knocking her to the ground, and fled on foot. Multiple witnesses pursued the suspect on foot, and the victim's property was recovered and nothing was reported missing. Units canvased the area with negative results. The victim was uninjured. The suspect is described as a thin, black male, approximately 5'10-6'0, wearing a black hoodie, black pants and glasses. The investigation is ongoing.

MISSILE INTO OCCUPIED VEHICLE, 2017-12190071, Arlington Boulevard at Henderson Road. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on December 19, police were dispatched to the report of an aggressive driver. Upon arrival, it was determined that the victim changed lanes to allow the suspect vehicle to pass, however the suspect continued to allegedly drive aggressively and began throwing cups, water bottles and other materials at the victim vehicle. The suspect vehicle fled prior to police arrival. The suspect is described as an Asian or Hispanic female in their 20's or 30's, wearing sunglasses. The investigation is ongoing.

THREATS, 2017-12190092, 5800 block of Washington Boulevard

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY (VEHICLE), 2017-12190152, 3400 block of Fairfax Drive