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A 33-year-old Alexandria man was arrested for allegedly brandishing a firearm and assaulting his neighbor in the 1200 block of Wythe Street in the Braddock neighborhood (via Google Maps)

An Alexandria man is out on bond after allegedly assaulting a male neighbor and brandishing a handgun in the Braddock neighborhood of Alexandria.

The incident allegedly occurred at around 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22 outside the suspect’s home in the 1200 block of Wythe Street. Perry Ellis Barmore, 33, was arrested after allegedly punching the victim in the face during a dispute and brandishing a handgun.

The victim was treated at the scene and was not seriously injured, according to the police scanner.

The area had multiple shots fired incidents in the past.

Barmore was arrested and charged with assault and battery and pointing/holding/brandishing a firearm, which are both Class 1 misdemeanors punishable by up to a year in prison and/or a $2,500 fine. He was released that same day on a $1,500 unsecured bond and goes to court on April 19.

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A man was arrested after an alleged stabbing in the 300 block of S. Reynolds Street on Jan. 17, 2024 (via Google Maps)

An Alexandria man was charged with felonious assault after allegedly stabbing an acquaintance inside his West End apartment on Wednesday.

The incident was reported Wednesday morning (Jan. 17) at around 7 a.m. in an apartment in the 300 block of S. Reynolds Street, according to the Alexandria Police Department. Harvey Lewis, Jr., 67, was arrested after allegedly stabbing an acquaintance in the leg. The victim was treated at Inova Alexandria Hospital for a non-life threatening wound.

Lewis was offered $1,000 bond and is currently being held in the Alexandria jail. He goes to court on Feb. 16.

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The Alexandria Police Department is looking for a 28-year-old man for allegedly striking his roommate in the head with a machete in an apartment in the city’s West End.

The suspect, Kory Anding, got into an argument with the victim in an apartment in the 5400 block of N. Morgan Street on Dec. 23. The suspect allegedly struck the victim with a machete at around 11 p.m., and the victim suffered a serious but non-life threatening injury, according to APD.

The victim’s girlfriend called 911 after the incident, according to the police scanner. Additionally, a K9 officer found a machete with blood on it near the scene at around 12 a.m., according to the police scanner.

APD released the following statement after the incident:

APD is seeking an adult male suspect, Kory Anding a resident of Alexandria, for the December 23 aggravated malicious wounding of another adult male inside an apartment in the 5400 block of N. Morgan. The two men reside at the apartment and were involved in a domestic dispute when the suspect struck the victim with a machete. The victim suffered a serious but non-life-threatening wound.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have any information on Kory Anding’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.

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A man was assaulted and robbed at 375 S. Reynolds Street on Nov. 29, 2023 (via Google Maps)

(Updated at 2:21 p.m. on Dec. 6) The Alexandria Police Department says that an arrest was made after a man was injured in an attempted robbery in the Landmark area of Alexandria’s West End last week.

APD responded to an apartment building at 375 S. Reynolds Street at around 2 p.m. on Nov. 29 in response to a report that a man was shot, according to a department release. Police later determined that no weapon was used, and that the victim was assaulted and suffered non-life threatening injuries.

APD said that a man was arrested, but did not release the suspect’s name or charges against him.

According to APD:

While on scene, officers determined the victim was not shot. The man was assaulted and possibly robbed of property. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries for medical care. As officers were circulating for the suspect, they located a male matching the suspect description at South Van Dorn Street at Courtney Avenue. After further investigation, it was determined that this man was the suspect in the assault and attempted robbery, he was charged and transported to the Detention Center. The suspect also had a misdemeanor warrant from another jurisdiction.

ALXnow has reached out to the police for suspect information.

The suspect was identified as 32-year-old Raymond Braxton of Fairfax. He is currently being held without bond and was charged with attempted robbery and malicious wounding. Braxton also had a misdemeanor warrant from another jurisdiction, according to APD. His preliminary hearing is on Jan. 17.

Anyone with information on this incident can reach out to the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.

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Alexandria Police at night (staff photo by James Cullum)

Alexandria police investigated multiple felony assault calls over the weekend.

Monday morning, around 4 a.m., police responded to a domestic dispute at 200 block of Bluestone Road. According to the scanner, a woman told police her boyfriend had attacked her.

According to the Alexandria Police Department (APD):

Alexandria Police officers have responded to a reported felony assault involving two individuals in the 200 block of Bluestone Road. An adult male was stabbed and a female sustained minor injuries in the altercation. She is being transported for treatment. APD is investigating.

The second incident occurred early on Sunday morning. A felony assault was reported on the 2700 block of Duke Street, near the Lindsay Cadillac. APD said one person suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.

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There was a robbery in the 6000 block of Edsall Road on July 17, 2023 (via Google Maps)

A 28-year old Alexandria man suffered non-life threatening injuries after a robbery at a high rise apartment building in the West End early Monday night.

The incident occurred at around 6:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of Edsall Road. One suspect is in custody and the other remains at large. The suspect in custody lives in the apartment building and was positively identified by the victim, according to dispatch reports.

The Alexandria Police Department did not release information on the suspect arrested, what he was charged with and what was allegedly stolen.

Anyone with information on this incident can call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.

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A woman was assaulted and robbed of her phone in the 300 block of S. Reynolds Street on Sunday, July 16, 2023 (via Google Maps)

A woman was allegedly punched in the face and robbed of her phone in the West End on Sunday night.

The incident occurred at around 11:45 p.m. in the 300 block of S. Reynolds Street. The 37-year-old victim was approached by three males and a female, got punched and was then robbed of her phone, according to dispatch reports.

The woman told police that the suspects were juveniles. She was treated for a broken nose by paramedics.

No arrest has been made in connection to the incident, according to the Alexandria Police Department. Anyone with information on this incident can call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444.

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The 2022 assault of a 38-year-old man in the West End is being considered a murder after the victim died earlier this year, according to the Alexandria Police Department.

Maurio Bailey was assaulted in the 5400 block of N. Morgan Street on Nov. 28, 2022, and died on Jan. 2, 2023. The incident occurred at an apartment complex near Holmes Run.

“The Medical Examiner’s Office recently determined the cause of death, as a death stemming from physical injuries,” APD said in a release on June 30.

APD is now asking witnesses to come forward by contacting Detective Matthew Kramarik at 703-746-6650 or [email protected]. Witnesses can also call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.

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A man was assaulted and robbed as he walked out of the bathroom of a McDonald’s in the Landmark area last night.

Police were called to the restaurant at 505 S. Van Dorn Street at around 10:45 p.m., according to Alexandria Police Department dispatches.

The victim told police that he was confronted as he walked out of the restroom, punched in the face and robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash by a man wearing a black Scarface T-shirt. The suspect fled the scene on foot with a female and the victim was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

No arrest was made, although police viewed security footage from inside the McDonald’s and identified a suspect, according to police.

Anyone with information on this incident can call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.

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Alexandria Police lights (staff photo by James Cullum)

Alexandria Police have connected two suspects in a West End armed robbery with multiple incidents where victims were robbed after arranging meetups on Facebook Marketplace.

One of the incidents occurred in Alexandria on Dec. 20, 2022, inside the McDonald’s at 3510 Duke Street — just a block away from the Alexandria Police Department headquarters — according to a recently released search warrant affidavit.

A juvenile suspect allegedly met with the victim to buy a laptop computer inside the restaurant, and then “(d)uring the transaction, the suspect removed a firearm from his waistband and struck (the victim) in the head,” police said in the search warrant affidavit. “(The victim) turned over his wallet. The suspect picked it up and took off running towards the back of the McDonald’s out of view.”

The incident was recorded on a security camera. Police believe the suspects allegedly fled the area in a gray Kia Optima.

The suspects allegedly used the false names Oliver Crown and Steven Walston on Facebook Messenger to “lure victims to a meeting location to rob them,” police said in a search warrant affidavit.

Following the incident, APD was contacted by a detective with the Anne Arundel County Police Department. APD was told that the incident could be connected with multiple incidents dating back to November in Anne Arundel County and Montgomery County. In each instance, the suspect allegedly arranged to buy an item on Facebook Messenger by using a false name.

On Dec. 21, at around 6:30 p.m., the owner of an iPad arranged its sale on Facebook Messenger and was allegedly robbed in their home by one of the suspects. The incident occurred in the 2300 block of Terrapin Road in Jessup, Maryland. The victim was allegedly pistol-whipped and the suspects fled with a getaway driver in a gray Kia Optima, according to AACPD. Prior to the incident that same day, the juvenile suspect allegedly went to the wrong home and his face was captured on a front door Ring camera. He was also allegedly wearing similar clothing as in the incident that occurred the day before in Alexandria.

On Dec. 30, at around 7:30 p.m., two suspects in a gray car met with a victim in Anne Arundel County regarding the sale of an item on Facebook Messenger, according to the search warrant affidavit.

“During this robbery, the victim reported a second suspect… exited the gray car and produced a black handgun and put it to the victim’s head,” according to the police search warrant affidavit.

On Jan. 5, two suspects, one of them a juvenile, were arrested in relation to an armed carjacking by the Montgomery County Police Department. No information was available on the juvenile suspect.

A 20-year-old suspect, Martir Mejia, of Washington, D.C., was charged with carjacking, armed carjacking, armed robbery, assault in the first and second degree, firearm use in commission of a felony, handgun in vehicle, handgun on person, con-armed carjacking (a carjacking without a weapon) and con-armed robbery (a robbery without a weapon).

Mejia’s phone allegedly “revealed a Facebook account that was linked to other Facebook Marketplace inquiries through Facebook Messenger,” police said in the search warrant affidavit.

Mejia goes to court on April 12.

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