Police blotter: Man allegedly uses belt during assault

A man was injured after another man assaulted him with a belt in the 7200 block of Fordson Road yesterday, according to today’s police blotter.

Jose Santos Alvarez-Ventura, 42, of Alexandria, faces charges of malicious wounding, assault and battery, and drunk in public. 

Police say the incident happened around 6:45 p.m. when Alvarez-Ventura allegedly yelled at a man at a nearby gas station before proceeding to chase the victim and hit him with the belt. 

The victim was treated for what police described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Other incidents reported this week in the Mount Vernon police district:

Thursday:

Larceny: 7700 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 5800 block of Woodlawn Gable Drive, headphones from vehicle

Wednesday:

Larceny: 1900 block of Marthas Road, wallet from vehicle
Larceny: 5900 block of Mount Eagle Drive, property from residence
Larceny: 6700 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 7700 block of Richmond Highway, cell phone from business
Stolen Vehicle: 8600 block of Village Way, 2002 Honda motorcycle

Tuesday:

Larceny: 2500 block of Parkers Lane, property from vehicle
Larceny: 7700 block of Richmond Highway, backpack from residence

Monday:

Larceny: 8700 block of McNair Drive, bicycle from residence
Larceny: 5700 block of Olde Mill Court, laptop computer from vehicle
Larceny: 6300 block of Richmond Highway, cell phone from business

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