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Crime Report: Purse Snatcher Cornered and Arrested

The following arrest information was supplied by the Alexandria Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

The following information was supplied by the Alexandria Police Department to www.crimereports.com. Additional details about the most recent crimes were not available at publication time.

February 24 – A robbery was reported in the 700 block of Madison St. at 10:44 p.m. The case is open.

February 22 – A vehicle stolen from another jurisdiction was recovered in Alexandria in the 1300 block of Wythe St. at 10:48 a.m. The case is pending.

February 21 – A breaking-and-entering incident was reported in the 800 block of Slater’s La. at 11:39 p.m. The case is pending.

February 21 – A purse was found and returned to the woman who reported it stolen while dining at a restaurant in the 700 block of King St. at 9:30 p.m. A debit card and cash were missing from the purse. The case is pending.

February 21 – A woman reported that her purse was stolen while she was dining at a restaurant in the 1900 block of King St. at 11:32 p.m. The woman chased the thief and was assisted by others as she cried for help. The purse-owner and others cornered the thief, who was arrested by police.

February 21 – A woman reported that someone stole her wallet and its contents when they were left unattended at her desk in a building in the 500 block of King St. at 1:48 p.m. The case is pending.

February 21 – A woman reported that unknown suspect/s entered her unlocked vehicle parked across the street from her residence in the 400 block of N. Lee St. at 1:07 p.m. and stole cash. The case is pending.

February 20 – A victim reported that an unknown suspect broke into a locker at a gym in the 200 block of Madison St. at 8:30 p.m. and stole its belongings. The case is pending.

February 20 – A woman reported that an unknown suspect stole her wallet and other contents of her purse while it was sitting in a grocery cart when she was shopping at a store in the 1700 block of Duke St. at 6:51 p.m. The case is open.

February 20 – A vehicle was reported stolen in the 200 block of Oronoco St. at 9:38 a.m. The case is pending.

February 20 – A vehicle was reported stolen in the 200 block of Oronoco St. at 8:42 a.m. The case is pending.

February 20 – An unknown suspect/s entered a man's unlocked vehicle and stole his computer bag and contents while the vehicle was parked on the street in the 500 block of N. West St. at 7:24 a.m. The case is pending.

February 20 – A victim reported that unknown suspect/s stole her purse containing her wallet, credit card and cash in the 900 block of N. Henry St. at 7:57 a.m.

February 19 – An arrest was made for a sexual offense in the 100 block of N. Alfred St. at 3 a.m. To protect the victim’s privacy, the narrative for this case is not available at this time.

For questions about this blotter, email sharon.mcloone@patch.com

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