Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The victim was able to flee on his bicycle.
Fairfax City Police are searching for a man who attacked and attempted to rob a bicyclist on Main Street near Providence Square Saturday. A 43-year-old Fairfax man was riding his bicycle in the 10300 block of Main Street when the suspect stopped him between 10:30-11 p.m. The suspect demanded money, punched the victim and rifled through his pockets, finding nothing, said Sgt. Joe Johnson of the City of Fairfax Police Department. The victim was able to escape on his bicycle with few or no injuries. He later described his attacker as a black man, about 30 years old, five feet four inches tall, about 150 pounds with a clean-cut appearance in a black jacket and black or brown pants. City police say the man didn't use a weapon in the attack. …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Three suspects jumped the walker Thursday night.
Police are investigating a Jan. 3 evening robbery in the 10900 block of Marilta Court in Fairfax City. At around 7 p.m. three unknown males jumped a 26-year-old walking along Marilta, according to the City of Fairfax Police Department. The suspects hit the victim in the face and stole his cell phone before fleeing in a brown, two-tone SUV. They were last seen turning off the court onto Jermantown Road. The victim didn't need medical attention. Anyone with information about this incident can call the City of Fairfax Police Department at 703-385-7960 to leave a tip.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Helicopter units dispatched to look for man after he allegedly wielded a knife at store on Blake Lane.
Fairfax County Police continue to look for a man who allegedly robbed the 7-Eleven on Blake Lane on Thursday morning. Officer Don Gotthardt said the suspect went into the store around 7 a.m. Thursday. A male employee noticed the suspect had Newport Cigarettes under his jacket and confronted him, Gotthardt wrote in an email to Patch. At some point, the suspect displayed a knife, pushed the employee away and fled on foot toward the Farrish of Fairfax vehicle dealership on Fairfax Boulevard. There were no injuries. Helicopters were dispatched to search for the suspect, Gotthardt said. Fairfax City police also assisted in a ground search. The man was last seen in the area in a gold Jeep Cherokee, Gotthardt said. There is no information on the…
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Woman and daughter robbed at King Kabob. Man robbed on Democracy Lane.
Police are looking for robbers who attacked a woman and her daughter at King Kabob and a man walking on Democracy Lane over the weekend. A knife-wielding man grabbed a woman and her daughter in the King Kabob parking lot on Main Street Sunday night, said City of Fairfax Police. The suspect took two bags of clothing from the victims and fled on foot with another man. The night before, two men jumped a man walking in the 10300 block of Democracy Lane. They grabbed the walker, threatened him with their knives and demanded money. The suspects took everything in the man's pockets and fled on foot. In both incidents, the suspects were described as Hispanic men. Police added that the suspects could be around 22 or 35-45 years of age, about 5'6 in…
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
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UPDATE (April 18): Connect2Mason.com reports that the suspect punched a female Chick-fil-A employee in the face Tuesday morning. He also tried to take a bag of cash receipts the woman was carrying to deposit at a bank in the Johnson Center. Somehow he was only able to steal the woman's cellphone. The attack occurred near Harris Theatre, according to Mason police. Read the full story here. ORIGINAL: Police are looking for a man who committed an assault and robbery at George Mason University's Fairfax campus, according to a GMU alert. No information has been released about the victim(s), time or location of the crime. Here is the full alert: "An assault and robbery has occurred on the George Mason University Fairfax Campus. No weapons were …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Two men with guns surprised the students inside their home.
Five George Mason University students were robbed Tuesday night by two men with guns who surprised them inside their townhome, according to West Springfield District Police. The students were studying, playing video games and chatting at about 11 p.m. when they were surprised by two men with guns, who began yelling at them and demanding their money and valuables, inside the home in the 4800 block of Carriagepark Road, near the intersection with Braddock Road. The suspects ran throughout the home; the victims complied with demands and no one was injured. The thieves stole electronics and other items. The students called police, who arrived within minutes of the report. A K9 and the Fairfax County Police Department helicopter responded to …