UPDATE Arlington Suspects Apprehended
We acquired notification from Dallas P.D. that their officers carried out a visitors cease on the suspect automotive at a comfort retailer. DPD Officers discovered our Officer’s police identification within the suspect automotive and the car was decided to be stolen. 4 of the juvenile suspects have been arrested and shall be referred to the Tarrant County Juvenile Court docket. A weapon was additionally discovered.
“The knowledge we have now proper now leads us to imagine this was a criminal offense of alternative and the officer was not focused primarily based upon his affiliation with legislation enforcement,” mentioned Chief of Police Al Jones. “Regardless, this armed theft may have occurred to anybody in our neighborhood so we’re asking the general public’s help in figuring out these concerned. We’re grateful for our colleagues in Dallas who made a visitors cease and detained the youngsters implicated on this offense.”
Report # 2021-00270091
Arlington Police Search For Suspects In Theft of Arlington Police Officer
Arlington Police Division wants your assist figuring out a white 4 door passenger sedan with a paper tag.
Round 7:30 am at this time, one in all our patrol officers had simply received off work and went to the QT at Division and Collins to replenish his automotive with gasoline. This white 4-door passenger sedan, probably a Mitsubishi Lancer or similar-style automotive, parked subsequent to him. It was occupied by 4 males.
Three of the suspects exited the automotive and walked over to the officer and started to assault him and rob him. One of many suspects struck the officer a number of occasions with a pistol on high of the pinnacle. The officer was carrying a civilian jacket so the suspects didn’t understand he was an Arlington officer. Although the officer was armed, he made the person choice to not interact a number of suspects and determined to adjust to the theft. The suspects took his pockets and telephone.
All 4 suspects are described as black males, probably teenagers or early 20s. As soon as Arlington Police receive the surveillance video, they may launch it.
Anybody With Data Please Contact Arlington Police
The officer didn’t go to the hospital and goes to be okay. Please share far and extensive along with your community of household and mates. Anybody with info is requested to contact Arlington Police Division or 9-1-1.
Though the Workplace was armed with an off-duty weapon, he felt like he was outnumbered and made the choice to not interact. Arlington Police mentioned the Fast Journey might be one of many busiest QTs in Arlington, and a theft at the moment of the morning is a little bit uncommon. Police really feel prefer it was a criminal offense of alternative, but in addition really feel just like the suspects have ‘performed this earlier than’.