Police blotter: Man arrested after knife incident at restaurant

A 70-year-old Annandale man was arrested yesterday after he allegedly pulled a knife on a woman at the Great American Steak & Buffet Company, according to today’s Fairfax County Police blotter.

Tyrone Taylor faces charges of assault and trespassing following the incident, which happened around 5:30 p.m. inside the restaurant at 5902 Richmond Highway.

Police say Taylor entered the restaurant around 5 p.m. and was asked to leave by the staff due to a previous incident there. Taylor came back about 30 minutes later, was told to leave again and became upset, police said.

Taylor proceeded to allegedly grab a knife from the kitchen area and threatened the 38-year-old victim with it. Police say Taylor also held the knife in front of other customers before exiting the restaurant.

Police say they found and arrested Taylor nearby. No injuries were reported.

Other incidents reported in the Mount Vernon police district yesterday:

Larceny: 8500 block of Old Mount Vernon Road, wallet from vehicle
Larceny: 6000 block of Richmond, wallet from business