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ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria

2200 block of Main Line Blvd (image via Google Maps)

One of the top stories this week was an assault in the Potomac Yard neighborhood.

Late in the evening on Saturday, a woman called the police and said that after parking her car on the 2200 block of Main Line Blvd, an unknown man attacked her, tried to pull her into an alley, and tried to force her pants off.

Police announced this morning that an adult male suspect was arrested in another jurisdiction. No name or mugshot was released.

According to a release:

The suspect is in custody in another jurisdiction after being arrested for a crime he committed in that jurisdiction, unrelated to what occurred in Alexandria. It is the policy of the Alexandria Police Department not to interfere in a case being investigated and prosecuted within another jurisdiction. The Main Line Boulevard investigation is still active and it is our goal to maintain the integrity of this case for the best possible outcome.

The most-read stories this week were:

  1. Woodrow Wilson Bridge opening planned Thursday night (6568 views)
  2. Alexandria Police seeking community help in Potomac Yard assault investigation (4986 views)
  3. E. Glebe Road closed after vehicle overturned in Lynhaven neighborhood (4004 views)
  4. Alexandria City Council unanimously unhappy over proposed makeup of Virginia Stadium Authority (3433 views)
  5. Man out on bond after allegedly brandishing handgun and assaulting neighbor in Braddock area (2575 views)
  6. Old Town Deli converting to Capo Italian Deli (2440 views)
  7. Benny Diforza’s Pizza with 28-inch pies opening this week in Del Ray (2349 views)
  8. Notes: New report says Potomac Yard arena could create crowding for over an hour at nearby Metro station (2336 views)

Image via Google Maps

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