Arlington Crime Report

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From ARL Now (via tip from Emily R.):

In this week’s Arlington County crime report, we find two similar cases of sexual battery. In each case, the suspect is alleged to have committed the crime while riding a bicycle.

Arlington Bike Path (by dsearls via creative commons on Flickr)

SEXUAL BATTERY 12/04/10, 2800 block of N. 11th Street. On December 4 at 2 am, a woman was walking when an unknown male rode past her on a bicycle and grabbed her buttocks. After the woman walked further, the same suspect rode by her again, and assaulted her a second time. The suspect was wearing a dark knit cap and a dark jacket. He also had long dark hair.

SEXUAL BATTERY 12/04/10, 4400 block of N. 15th Street. On December 4 at 4:45 pm, a woman was running on a bike trail when an unknown subject rode up behind her on a bicycle and grabbed her buttocks. The suspect was an Asian or Hispanic teenage male, 5’7” and 140 lbs. He was wearing a black puffy jacket, jeans, brown boots, and carried a green backpack.

Let us know if you hear of or are a survivor of this type of grabbings by bikers in Arlington. And thanks, Emily R, for sending us this tip! HIGH FIVE!

One Response

  1. Golden Silence

    Thanks for the tip!

    However, to the commentators at ARLNow, no thanks! Their comments about being tempted to grab a woman’s butt if they rode by and how they wouldn’t mind if a woman grabbed them (as well as the racist/classist comments about the alleged criminals) are annoying as hell.