A 52-year-old Alexandria man suffered minor injuries after being sprayed in the face with an unknown substance and then robbed in Fairlington, according to the Alexandria Police Department.
APD reported the incident at around 2 a.m. on Monday via Twitter. Police said that three unknown suspects approached the victim and that one of them sprayed him in the face before he was robbed of personal items.
“The victim was transported to the hospital, for evaluation after being sprayed with an unknown substance,” APD spokesman Marcel Bassett told ALXnow. “This is still an active investigation, but at this time no arrest(s) have been made in connection with this incident.”
Police did not release any information on the suspects.
Anyone with information on this incident can call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
Notification:: There is a moderate police presence near and around the 3000 block of Park Center Drive this is in response to a robbery from person. The victim sustained minor injuries. APD is on the scene and investigating. pic.twitter.com/n4tuzuLXQu
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) August 7, 2023
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