Police blotter: Man hospitalized after 7-Eleven brawl

A man was knocked unconscious during a fight outside a Richmond Highway 7-Eleven on Monday, and a robbery attempt was reported later that night in the Groveton area, according to Tuesday’s police blotter.

The 7-Eleven fight happened around 8:45 p.m. at the store located at 8010 Richmond Highway (see map). Police say two people approached a man standing outside the store and a brawl ensued. The man was knocked out by the assailants and taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The two suspects remain at large.

The attempted robbery happened around 11:50 p.m. near the intersection of Holly Hill Road and Mason Grove Court (see map). Police say two teenagers approached a man walking his dog, implied they had a weapon and told him to give them property. However the two teens fled on foot before taking anything, according to police.

Other incidents from the Mount Vernon police district reported in Tuesday’s blotter:

Trespassing/Resisting arrest: On Monday around 6:30 p.m. officers responded for a man who had been previously barred from a location in the 7900 block of Janna Lee Avenue. An officer observed the man and a brief foot chase ensued. Charles Finley, 20, of Alexandria, was charged with trespassing, obstruction of justice, and served with two outstanding warrants for failure to appear.

Larceny: 8800 block of Camfield Drive, cash and medication from vehicle

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