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Crime Roundup: Car Stolen at Knifepoint, Botched Robbery and More

Crimes reported in the McLean Police District by the Fairfax County Police Department from Jan. 8 through Jan. 14.

Crimes reported in the McLean Police District by the Fairfax County Police Department from Jan. 8 through Jan. 14. Patch file photo
Crimes reported in the McLean Police District by the Fairfax County Police Department from Jan. 8 through Jan. 14. Patch file photo

The following information was provided by the Fairfax County Police Department for the McLean Police District. Where an arrest is mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Suspect descriptions may be edited to conform to Patch's ethical standards. Links to stories added by Patch.

McLean Police District Reports: Jan. 8

BURGLARY, 6500 block of Arlington Boulevard, 1/7/14. An employee reported someone entered the business and took property.

STOLEN VEHICLES:

2800 block of Juniper Street, 2013 Nissan Altima

McLean Police District Reports: Jan. 9

LARCENIES:

1800 block of MacArthur Drive, electronic device from business

1700 block of Warner Avenue, laptop computer from vehicle

McLean Police District Reports: Jan. 10

ROBBERY, 7500 block of Ambergate Place, 1/9/14, 6:06 p.m. The victim had exited his parked car when the suspect approached him. The suspect displayed a knife and took property from the victim, including the victim’s car keys. The suspect then fled in the victim’s car. There were no injuries. The suspect was described as a male, 20s, about 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. The victim’s car is described as a grey, 4-door Mazda, MX3.

LARCENIES:

7200 block of Arlington Boulevard, briefcase from business

7400 block of Lisle Avenue, license plate from vehicle

McLean Police District Reports: Jan. 13

UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 7300 block of Dartford Drive, 1/10/14. An employee reported someone entered an unoccupied apartment and damaged property.

LARCENIES:

1400 block of Chain Bridge Road, purse from business

1900 block of Chain Bridge Road, cell phone from business

2000 block of International Drive, sunglasses from business

7400 block of Lee Highway, beverages from business

8300 block of Leesburg Pike, beverages from business

4100 block of North River Street, backpack from vehicle

1200 block of Somerset Drive, electronic device from vehicle

McLean Police District Reports: Jan. 14

ROBBERY, 7500 block of Leesburg Pike, 1/13/14, 1:30 a.m. A suspect displayed a gun to an employee just outside a gas station. The suspect ordered the employee to flee and then attempted to take cash from the register. The suspect was unable to open the register and fled. There were no injuries. The suspect was described as a male, about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 160 to 180 pounds.

chris S. January 19, 2014 at 11:15 AM
These Police Blotter articles would be more helpful if the suspects were described in a less PC manner. Race is an identifying characteristic.

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