When a verbal argument led to a malicious physical attack in the Nauck neighborhood Tuesday evening, according to police, the victim’s kids stepped in and began attacking the alleged attacker.
The incident took place just past 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, on the 2400 block of S. Lowell Street. According to this week’s Arlington County crime report, 27-year-old Kendra Owens struck her neighbor in the head with a baseball bat following a verbal altercation.
At that point, police say, the victim’s young children managed to take the weapon away and started beating Owens with her own bat. Owens and the victim were both found by officers lying on the ground, injured, and taken to the hospital. From the crime report:
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 140506050, 2400 block of S. Lowell Street. At 6:06 pm on May 6, a female subject struck her neighbor in the head with a baseball bat following a verbal altercation. The victim’s young children disarmed the subject of the bat and began striking her with it. Police arrived on scene to find both women lying on the ground with injuries. Both were transported to the hospital. Kendra Owens, 27, of Arlington, VA was arrested and charged with malicious wounding following her release from the hospital. She was held on a secure bond.
The rest of the crime report, after the jump. All named suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
ARMED ROBBERY, 140503004, 1000 block of S. Frederick Street. At approximately 11:11 pm on May 2, an unknown subject allegedly robbed a female victim at gunpoint of her iPhone and cash. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’7″ tall with a thin build. He was wearing black clothing with a blue hat and a red bandana covering his face.
ROBBERY, 140503064, 1900 block of S. Jefferson Davis Highway. At 8:42 pm on May 3, a female victim had her purse snatched in a hotel lobby by an unknown subject. Hotel security cameras captured the incident. The suspect is a black male in his 20s, approximately 5’6″ tall and 135 lbs. He was wearing khaki pants, a red t-shirt with a black jacket and a black beanie during the incident.
ROBBERY, 140502011, 500 block of S. Eads Street. A victim reported that on April 28 at 9:30 am he was assaulted and robbed of his wallet and passport. The suspect is described as a black male in his 40s and 180lbs. He was wearing a white jacket with grey pants during the incident.
MALICIOUS WOUNDING, 140506008, 3100 block of N. Clarendon Boulevard. At 1:12 am on May 6, an extremely intoxicated 27 year-old male was kicked out of Mad Rose Tavern and got into an altercation with two subjects in an adjacent courtyard. The victim was stabbed in the chest during the altercation and was transported to GW Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Suspect one is described as a black male, approximately 5’10″ tall and was wearing a red button-down shirt with square patterns. Suspect two is described as a white male, approximately 5’8″ tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black t-shirt.
ABDUCTION WITH INTENT TO DEFILE, 140504032, 3400 block of S. Utah Street. At approximately 6am on May 4, an unknown subject forcefully pulled a female victim into his vehicle and assaulted her. She was able to fight off her attacker and run to safety. The suspect fled the scene in a white four door sedan. He is described as a white male in his 40s, with brown hair and a goatee.
INDECENT EXPOSURE, 140506061, 4600 block of N. Fairfax Drive. At 8:01 pm on May 6, a victim witnessed a male subject expose himself and urinate on the sidewalk in front of an office building. The suspect is described as a black male in his 40s, approximately 6’0″ tall and 240 lbs. He was wearing blue jeans, a dark short sleeve shirt and black Adidas shoes.
BRANDISHING, 140501062, 3200 block of S. 24th Street. At 8:30 pm on May 1, an unknown subject allegedly brandished a firearm and made threatening remarks to a male victim. The subject fled the scene in a vehicle after a witness called police. The suspect is described as a black male in his 40s, approximately 5’10″ tall and 240 lbs. He was wearing khaki pants and a sweater with vertical stripes at the time of the incident.
BURGLARY, 140430009, 3000 block of N. Clarendon Boulevard. At 7:45 am on April 30, an unknown subject stole several bottles of wine from a restaurant. An employee confronted him and he fled the scene on foot. The suspect is described as a black male in his 20′s, approximately 5’2″ tall with a medium build. He was wearing a green and black jacket with tan pants and concealed the wine in a blue backpack.