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13 hrs ago | via Patch.com
In a shoplifting incident last week, a Woodbridge man's use of pepper spray backfired on him, say the Prince William County police. The suspect allegedly tried to steal items Thursday night from a store in the Potomac Mills area, using pepper spray on an employee who confronted him. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via The Washington Post
Diamondleaf Oak Dr., 16700 block, 11:40 a.m. June 21. During an argument, a woman threw several objects at a male acquaintance. His forehead was cut by an object. Comment?
Monday Jun 29 | via Patch.com
Detectives from the Prince William County Police Department's Special Victims Unit arrested a Manassas-area man on Saturday on charges that he sexually assaulted a 9-year-old girl on more than one occasion. Charles Andrew Forsyth, 46, of 11230 Lady Jane Loop, #304, was charged with four counts of aggravated sexual battery, six counts of indecent liberties with children, two counts of forcible sodomy and one count of the display of grooming or obscene material to children, according to a police report. Comment?
Friday Jun 26 | via Patch.com
The Prince William County police have identified a Manassas-area man as the suspect in a sexual assault last week involving a 73-year-old woman at a CVS store, but he remains at large. In the early morning hours of June 17, the victim, a Woodbridge resident, was cleaning out her vehicle in the parking lot of the CVS at 13600 Jefferson Davis Highway , at the intersection with Occoquan Road in Woodbridge. 1 comment
Thursday Jun 25 | via Patch.com
Louis Michael Hahn,35, of 10195 Farragut Court in Manassas, was charged with indecent exposure and released on a $5,000 bond, according to a police report. His next date in court is Aug. 11. Police officers responded at 10:30 a.m. Sunday to the 8200 block of Heritage Crossing Court in Manassas in reference to an indecent exposure, the police report said. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via Patch.com
A pizza deliveryman was robbed and had his car stolen after midnight Tuesday in a neighborhood north of Manassas, according to the Prince William County police. The police recovered the victim's car and tracked down and arrested one of the two suspects, a 16-year-old male juvenile from Manassas. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via ABC 33/40
In a newly released video that is nothing short of horrific, the Islamic State group is shown executing three groups of men it claims are spies in Iraq. The nearly eight-minute-long, stomach-churning clip begins with a man dressed in black walking through a pile of rubble, inspecting and picking up what appear to be charred body parts. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via The Washington Post
Two groups of teenagers ordered pizzas, then robbed the delivery men at gunpoint, in Prince William County on Tuesday night. First, seven teenagers hanging out at a house on Kempair Court in Woodbridge decided to order a pizza to be delivered to a vacant house in the same block, Officer Jonathan Perok said. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via Patch.com
The Prince William police have tracked down and arrested two men accused of breaking into a Manassas-area home last week and stealing firearms. The break-in occurred Thursday morning at a home in the 7400 block of Pinehurst Lane, in a neighborhood north of Manassas Park, according to a police report. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Patch.com
A Manasas man is facing child pornography charges after he was arrested Tuesday by a regional law enforcement task force. David Alexander Battle II, 23, has been charged with one count of distribution of child pornography and nine counts of possession of child pornography, second or subsequent offense, according to the Manassas City Police Department. Comment?
Friday Jun 12 | via NWAonline
A 17-year-old who otherwise would have been graduating with honors from high school this week instead pleaded guilty Thursday to terrorism charges for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State. Ali Shukri Amin of Manassas pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Alexandria to conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. Comment?
Thursday Jun 11 | via Big News Network.com
A Virginia teen admitted Thursday to helping a high-school classmate travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and to serving as the voice behind a pro-IS Twitter account that once had more than 4,000 followers. Ali Shukri Amin, 17, once an honor student at Osbourn Park High School in Manassas, Va., also used social media to help fund the extremist group and helped pass messages among the IS, also known as the ISIL or ISIS. Comment?
Jun 5, 2015 | via WUSA-TV Washington
A man who pulled a boy into a restaurant bathroom stall and touched the victim inappropriately in Arlington on June 2 has been arrested, police said. Man assaults boy in Arlington restaurant bathroom stall A man who pulled a boy into a restaurant bathroom stall and touched the victim inappropriately in Arlington on June 2 has been arrested, police said. Comment?
Jun 3, 2015 | via WUSA-TV Washington
A man who assaulted a 22-year-old woman inside of a Woodbridge home eventually stopped assaulting her when the victim offered the man money, police said. Va. woman gives man money in order to stop assault A man who assaulted a 22-year-old woman inside of a Woodbridge home eventually stopped assaulting her when the victim offered the man money, police said. Comment?
Jun 2, 2015 | via WUSA-TV Washington
A 79-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by another resident at an assisted living facility in Manassas, Va. on Sunday Prince William County police said. Comment?
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