Crime Report: May 23, 2017

Published on May 23, 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.

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ATTEMPTED PURSE SNATCHING, 2017-05220224, 1500 block of Clarendon Boulevard. At approximately 5:31 p.m. on May 22, officers responded to the report of an attempted purse snatching that just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined an unknown male suspect approached a female victim from behind and attempted to steal the victim's purse. Following a brief struggle, the suspect fled the scene without the victim's purse. The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-twenties, approximately 5'5" tall with a slight build. He was wearing a blue hoodie, jeans, and dark baseball cap. The investigation is ongoing.

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2017-05220003, 4100 block of S. 18th Street

LARCENY FROM AUTO, 2017-05220045, Army Navy Drive and 28th Street S.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, 2017-05220073, 1300 block of N. Stafford Street

FRAUD, 2017-05220112, 1700 block of Wilson Boulevard

ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2017-05220209, 4000 block of N. 5th Road


05/22/17, VA WVR5500, 1996 Toyota Camry, Beige
Unit block of S. Carlin Springs Road