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Here’s the Manassas crime report for April 4, 2018

From a press release: 

Larceny from Auto

On March 30, 2018 at approximately 9:31 a.m., the Manassas City Police Department responded to the 9500 block of School St for a report of a theft from a motor vehicle. The victim told police her wallet was stolen from her vehicle between 8:30 p.m. on March 29 and 8:00 a.m. on March 30. There were no signs of forced entry.

Burglary

On April 1, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., officers responded to the 9400 block of Flowerden Ln for a report of a burglary.  The investigation revealed forced entry was made through a back door of the residence sometime between 5:00 p.m. on March 30 and 8:00 a.m. on April 1.  A firearm was reported stolen from the residence. The investigation is ongoing.

Hit and Run

On April 1, 2018 at 5:28 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Liberia Ave and Euclid Ave for a report of a hit and run.  The victim told police he was driving on Liberia Ave approaching the intersection at Euclid Ave when his vehicle was struck in the rear by another vehicle.  The suspect vehicle immediately fled the scene. The suspect vehicle is described as a tan colored Infiniti G35. A passenger in the victim’s vehicle sustained minor injuries.  The investigation is ongoing.

Attempted Burglary

On April 2, 2018 at approximately 3:19 a.m., officers of the Manassas Police Department responded to the 9300 block of Witch Hazel Way for a report of an attempted burglary. It was reported that a male subject attempted to open the front door of the victim’s residence while a second male subject stood near the front lawn. The first suspect is described as a male with a thin build who appears to be in his late teens. Both suspects were wearing long-sleeves, sweatpants, and white sneakers.  

Stafford leaders pray for victims of fatal crash. Sheriff’s office gives no details.

STAFFORD — A juvenile involved in a crash on the two-lane Poplar Road in Stafford County is dead.

The crash occurred Thursday, March 29 at 7:56 a.m. in the 1900 block of Poplar Road.

Fire and rescue units called the scene found two vehicles had collided with each other. Three people were taken to a hospital, two with serious injuries, according to Stafford fire and rescue Chief Mark Lockhart.

One of the patients taken to a hospital died, he added.

The Stafford County Sheriff’s office will not comment on the crash, saying only the incident is under investigation. We have not requested the name of the deceased teenager out of respect for the family.

Stafford County Board of Supervisors Chairman Meg Bohmke said a prayer for the families of the victims of the crash at Tuesday night’s Board of Supervisors meeting.

The area in which the crash occurred is a rural area of Stafford County.

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Shooting victim at Haymarket hospital gives cops few details

From a press release: 

Shooting Investigation – On March 31 at 5:08AM, officers responded to the Heathcote Medical Center located at 15196 Heathcote Blvd in Haymarket (20169) to investigate a shooting after a man was brought to the facility suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the lower body. A group of individuals dropped the victim off at the hospital before fleeing.

The victim, identified as a 23-year-old man, was transported to another hospital for further treatment. Officers spoke to the victim in an attempt to receive more information about what occurred. The victim was not cooperative with police and did not disclose any other information regarding what led up to the shooting or where the incident occurred.

The vehicle that dropped the victim off at the hospital was not located. The investigation continues.