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Police Make Arrests in Series of Cell Phone Robberies

The Alexandria Police Department has been investigating robberies of cell phones that occurred recently in Alexandria. The following suspects have been arrested and charged with Robbery:

  • A 16-year-old male City resident was charged with the following robbery:
    • December 8, 2016: 4:20 p.m.-900 block of Wythe Street (set up with LetGo app)
  • A 17-year-old male City resident was charged with the following robberies:
    • December 8, 2016: 4:20 p.m.-900 block of Wythe Street (set up with LetGo app)
    • December 27, 2016: 8:30 p.m.-900 block of N. Henry Street (victim knew suspect)
  • Keith West, 19, City resident, was charged with the following robbery:
    • January 1, 2017: 8:30 p.m.-1200 block of Madison Street (set up with Offer Up app)

Alexandria Police ask that anyone with information about these incidents or suspects call Sergeant Dave Cutting at 703.746.6627.

(Photo by Cliff, on Flickr)

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