Crime report: August 20, 2021
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FLIGHT, 2021-08190139, block 900 of rue N. Nelson. At approximately 4:16 p.m. on August 19, police were dispatched on the report of a fight. Upon arrival, it was determined that the suspect had gone into the business and attempted to purchase goods, but did not have enough money to cover the costs. The suspect then left the company and returned shortly thereafter, took goods from the shelves and attempted to leave without paying. A store employee tried to stop him from leaving and the suspect pushed and hit the employee before a brief scuffle ensued. Arriving officers located the suspect at the scene and detained him without incident. Roderick Bryant, 60, of Washington DC was arrested and charged with petty theft, assault and battery and public intoxication. He was held without bail.
MALICIOUS INJURIES, 2021-08190167, block 4200 of Henderson Road. At approximately 6:58 p.m. on August 19, police were dispatched to report a dispute between known people. Upon arrival, it was determined that on August 17, the male victim and the suspect engaged in a verbal argument which escalated when the suspect allegedly hit the victim repeatedly. When the victim tried to call 9-1-1, the suspect picked up the phone and broke it. Warrants for malicious injury, preventing a 9-1-1 call and destroying property have been obtained for the suspect.
FLIGHT, 2021-08200037, 3100 block of 13th Road S. At approximately 4:19 am on August 20, police were dispatched with a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival, it was determined that the four victims were traveling in two vehicles and were meeting at this location. After parking their vehicles, the suspect approached in a third vehicle, got out and brandished a gun. He approached the first vehicle and demanded a bag containing various personal items and electronic devices. He then approached the second vehicle but the victims were able to move away. The suspect fled with the stolen goods in an older gray Nissan Maxima model. The suspect is described as a small black man wearing a black ski mask and black clothing. A survey of the region by the responding agents concluded with negative results. The investigation is ongoing.
BURGLARY ATTEMPT, 2021-08190117, 4900 block of 10e S. Street At approximately 1:54 p.m. on August 19, police were dispatched on the late report of a burglary attempt. Upon arrival, it was determined that between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on August 18, a witness observed two unknown suspects on the victim’s property, attempting to enter the residence through a back door. The suspects then fled on foot. There are no suspicious descriptions. The investigation is ongoing.
GLOW, 2021-08190027, 4100 block of 3rd Road N. At approximately 2:40 a.m. on August 19, police were dispatched on the report of a voyeur. Upon arrival, it was determined that the female victim had been woken up by the noise outside her window, observed a person’s silhouette and when she opened the blinds she saw a person outside. There is no suspicious description. The investigation is ongoing.
AUTO STOLEN RECOVERED, 2021-08180098, 1800 block of N. Quintana street
FLIGHT, 2021-08180172, block 1300 of rue S. Joyce
IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-08180194, 5200 block of 10e Places.
THREATS, 2021-08180212, block 1500 of boulevard Clarendon
ASSAULT & BATTERY, 2021-08190064, 5000 block of Lee Expressway
FLIGHT, 2021-08190086, block 700 of N. Irving Street
FLIGHT, 2021-08190113, block 1100 of rue S. Joyce
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-08190126, 4900 block of 10e Streets.
FLIGHT, 2021-08194001, 1000 block from N. Fillmore Street
FLIGHT, 2021-08194002, 1400 block S. Hayes Street
IDENTITY THEFT, 2021-08194003, block 1600 of rue S. Joyce
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-08194004, block 700 of rue S. Veitch
FRAUD, 2021-08194005, 1000 block of S. Edgewood Street
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-08194006, 1700 Crystal Drive block
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, 2021-08194007, 3800 block of S. Four Mile Run Drive
FRAUD, 2021-08194008, 1400 block S. Hayes Street
FRAUD, 2021-08194009, 4900 block of Yorktown Boulevard