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Police: Two Assault Pizza Delivery Man

Suspects fled incident on Winterthur with the pizza.

A pizza delivery man was assulated and robbed while making a delivery Wednesday in the 11900 block of Winterthur Lane about 12:15 a.m.

Two unknown men approached and attempted to assault the 21-year-old driver. He avoided the first blow, but was hit with a second strike. He dropped the pizza and escaped, Fairfax County Police said.

The two men fled with the pizza. The victim was not seriously injured.

In other unrelated crime news reported by FCPD:

BURGLARY, 11900 block of Grey Squirrel Lane, May 22,  3:40 a.m. Residents reported someone entered the residence and stole electronics and personal items. Method of entry was undetermined.

LARCENIES (Week of May 19-24)

12000 block of Bowman Towne Drive, wallet from business

1600 block of Reston Parkway, chainsaw from business

12000 block of Bowman Towne Drive, wallet from business

1100 block of Riva Ridge Drive, cash from residence

12500 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, air bag from vehicle

12000 block of Bowman Towne Drive, license plates from vehicle

2300 block of Soapstone Drive, donation jar from business

12000 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, gun from residence

13300 block of Coppermine Road, tools from vehicle

10800 block of Lockmeade Court, identification cards from vehicle

11900 block of North Shore Drive, wallet from business

11100 block of South Lakes Drive, bicycle from business

 

Information provided by Fairfax County Police. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Smith May 27, 2013 at 01:40 PM
What are the citizens who live in the 11900 block of Winterthur Lane doing to prevent such incidents in the future? What are Fairfax County police doing to prevent such incidents in the future? I've heard people make comments such as "Oh, that's just the way it is in that part of Reston; stuff like that happens all the time there." Is resignation to allowing criminal activity to reign in one section of Reston really the right answer? What's to keep it from spreading to the next block over, and then the next and the next? It diminishes the quality of life not only for those who live in that area, but also for all Restonians. It should not be tolerated or brushed off as being "just the way it is."
taffy/toby May 27, 2013 at 02:00 PM
agree with you ...sad ..lived here for over 40 yrs. ...too many incidents such as this is happening...why?
Keith A. May 27, 2013 at 04:15 PM
Nope... I'm with the "that's just how Reston is south of the toll-road" crowd... And it's only going to get WORSE as we (North Reston) push our low-income housing down your way to make room for expansion with the arrival of Metro so buckle up!
Stella McEnearny May 27, 2013 at 10:44 PM
Decades ago, there was a Neighborhood Watch citizens' patrol system in Fairfax County. It seems to have fallen by the wayside, and I can see why: Criminals have become far too violent for citizen involvement, perhaps. When people involved in road rage blow each other away, why would anyone risk becoming involved in Neighborhood Watch? It's a sad, tragic situation, isn't it?
Kit May 28, 2013 at 02:32 AM
My husband and I moved out of that area about a month ago. We rented there for 1 year and 6 months. There were plenty of nights I didn't sleep due to knowing about recent crimes in the area, police helicopters hovering the woods nearby, or my neighbors getting in verbal/physical fights outside. The area is truly going downhill. Was very happy to get out!

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