A man was charged with malicious wounding after he hit an acquaintance at a party on Dec. 22, Fairfax County Police said.
The man, Jordan Medina, 20, of Arlington was also charged with underage possession of alcohol.
Police said the victim and suspect were at a party in the 12000 block of Greywing Square about 1:55 a.m. on Dec. 22 when the suspect allegedly hit the victim following a misunderstanding.
In other crime news for the week ending Dec. 28:
ROBBERY, North Shore Drive/Sunder Court, 7:10 p.m. Dec. 22. A 21-year-old victim told police he was walking home and heard two people following him. They caught up to him and demanded his wallet. They struck him several times with a chain, took his cell phone, and fled. The victim was treated for non life-threatening injuries.
ASSAULT, 1500 block of Browns Chapel Road, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 23. A victim reported she was walking her dog when she came across another dog not on a leash. She walked the dog by the collar to his owner when the suspect hit her in the arm. The suspect walked away and the victim was not injured.
BURGLARY, 12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, 7:20 a.m. Dec. 26. An employee reported someone entered the business and stole cash. Forced entry was made through a side door.
A crossbow was taken from a residence in the 12000 block of Greywing Square.
Cash was taken from a residence in the 11900 block of Winterthur Lane.
Information provided by Fairfax County Police. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
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