A Boost Mobile store on Richmond Highway was robbed Monday afternoon by a man who police said used pepper spray to assault an employee.
The robbery happened around 2:10 p.m. at the cell phone store, which is located at 8516 Richmond Highway (see map). After walking into the store a man described as being in his mid 40s sprayed an employee and then demanded phones and cash. Police said the victim complied and the man fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and merchandise.
Other incidents reported in Tuesday’s police blotter:
Larceny: 6400 block of Cavalier Drive, sunglasses from residence
Larceny: 4200 block of Sonia Court, wallet from vehicle
Incidents from the weekend reported in Monday’s police blotter:
Pursuit/Assault on Law Enforcement: Officers saw a parked car at the intersection of Audubon Avenue and Janna Lee Avenue on August 23 around 9:35 p.m. The car had no lights on and the windows were heavily fogged. The officers walked toward the car and it quickly drove off, nearly hitting them. An officer in a cruiser saw the incident and pursued the car. The driver hit a parked car and ran off. Irvin Budd, 29, of Maryland, was found nearby and charged with assault on law enforcement, resisting arrest, disregard police signal to stop, hit and run, reckless driving and driving without a license.
Burglary: Someone entered a garage in the 7000 block of Bedrock Road on August 24 and stole a bicycle. Officers later saw a juvenile riding the stolen bicycle and arrested him. Petitions will be sought for the burglary.
Assault with weapon: A man stabbed another man with a box cutter after an argument in the 8400 block of Richmond Highway around 2:15 a.m. on August 25. The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Agustin Marcos Ramirez, 29, of Alexandria, was arrested and charged with malicious wounding.
Larceny: 7900 block of Audubon Avenue, property from residence
Larceny: 2700 block of Beacon Hill Road, cash from residence
Larceny: 7000 block of Bedrock Road, package from residence
Larceny: 2400 block of Fairhaven Avenue, wine from business
Larceny: 7800 block of Frances Drive, cell phone from vehicle
Larceny: 7000 block of Huntley Run Place, packages from residence
Larceny: 7100 block of Mason Grove Court, packages from location
Larceny: 7100 block of Mint Place, wallet from residence
Larceny: 5900 block of Richmond Highway, pen from location
Larceny: 6300 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 7300 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 7600 block of Richmond Highway, bicycle from location
Larceny: 7700 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 7800 block of Richmond Highway, beer from business
Larceny: 8600 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 9100 block of Richmond Highway, bicycle from location
Larceny: 5800 block of Saint Gregorys Lane, dog from residence
Larceny: 6000 block of Shaffer Drive, license plate from vehicle
Larceny: 1600 block of Shenandoah Road, sign from residence
Larceny: 7400 block of Vernon Square Drive, rings from residence
Stolen Vehicle: 3800 block of Monte Vista Place, 2014 Suzuki GSXR motorcycle