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Two Gunpoint Robbery Incidents Reported in Del Ray

Attempted robbery reported on E. Windsor Avenue; Mount Vernon Avenue business held up by gun-toting robber.

Two robbery incident involving guns were recently reported in Del Ray.

An attempted gunpoint robbery was reported the evening of Jan. 14 in the 500 block of E. Windsor Avenue.

A male victim, who was soliciting for a local environmental nonprofit group, reported a vehicle pulling up to where he was standing around 6:26 p.m.

A passenger in the vehicle pointed a gun at the victim and asked for his phone, wallet and satchel, according to information filed by the Alexandria Police Department on crimereports.com.

The intended robbers left the scene when another vehicle appeared in the area. They did not take anything from the victim. 

On Jan. 15, a gunpoint robbery was reported at 9:20 p.m. in the 2600 block of Mount Vernon Avenue.

A female victim reported an unknown suspect robbed her unidentified business by pointing a gun at the victim and demanding that she open the cash register, according to information filed by the Alexandria Police Department on crimereports.com.

The victim opened the register and the suspect grabbed the cash and left the scene.

On Monday evening, a laptop, iPad and more than $300 in cash was stolen from the Happy Tart in the 2300 block of Mount Vernon Avenue during a break-in.

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Derek Zeller January 24, 2013 at 06:49 PM
Blane, guns are and should be illegal, what are you thinking?!?!?!
Blane Adcock January 24, 2013 at 08:01 PM
I am going to guess you are joking -and laugh! ;-)
Derek Zeller January 24, 2013 at 08:03 PM
Sarcasm, Blane, sarcasm...
Kirsten Gull January 25, 2013 at 05:25 PM
Exactly who are the police serving & protecting when they won't release physical descriptions of the criminals? Yet another reason this commonwealth needs castle law.
Drew Hansen January 25, 2013 at 05:54 PM
Here's an update on the attempted robbery with information on the suspects and vehicle: http://patch.com/A-1xJD

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