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Police: Man attacked coworker with pipe

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a Falls Church man who they say attacked a co-worker with a pipe at work.

Toan Kim Tran, 55, has been charged with malicious wounding after hitting a 53-year-old Woodbridge man in the arm with a pipe, according to police.

On July 10, police responded to Accurate Printing located at 2380 Research Ct. in Woodbridge to investigate an assault.

The victim told police that he was involved in a verbal altercation with a co-worker. After the two separated, police say Tran ran at his co-worker with a large pipe and swung the pipe several times, hitting the victim in the arm.

Minor injuries were reported.

Police: Suspect hit woman in face, killed her dog

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) --Prince William County police have arrested a man who they say assaulted two women with a BB gun and killed a dog.

Police say 31-year-old David Joseph Ault of Woodbridge hit a 24-year-old female acquaintance in the face during a verbal altercation on July 9. The woman left the apartment, located in the 14100 block of Cuddy Lp in Woodbridge, and returned on July 13 with two friends.

When the woman returned, police say Ault pulled out a BB gun and began assaulting her. He then began assaulting one of her friends, a 23-year-old woman. Police say the third woman then pepper sprayed Ault to stop the assault.

The three woman ran to a neighbors and called police. The victims suffered minor injuries.

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PD: Checker Cab comes to Northern Va.

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Prince William County Police Department said Friday that only licensed taxicab companies are able to pick up clients in the County of Prince William and the cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. As of July 11 2014, authorities said, Northern Va. Checker Cab are the only two companies with a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity that will be working in Prince William County.

Authorities said, the Northern Virginia Checker Cab company has acquired the Manassas Cab Company and will be changing the color of their cabs between the beginning of July and October 7, 2014.

Customers may be picked up in either the new or old color scheme during that time period.

Man robs woman of cell phone

WOODBRIDGE Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a man who they say robbed a woman in the Potomac Mills Mall parking lot.

Jeremiah Albert Johnson, 22, has been charged with robbery for the incident.

On July 10, a 28-year-old Alexandria woman reported to police that she was confronted by a man in the mall and followed to the parking lot, according to police.

When the woman reached for her phone to call police, police say Johnson forcibly grabbed the phone from her hands and then fled.

Officers located Johnson and the victim's cell phone was recovered. He is being held without bond, according to police.

Police: Fatal stabbing not random, suspect in custody

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police say a man was fatally stabbed late Wednesday night in Prince William County.

Officials were called to the 15000 block of Cloverdale Road in Woodbridge at 11:44 p.m. to investigate the incident. When they arrived, a 44-year-old man was found in the front yard of the residence with a stab wound to the chest, police say.

The victim, identified by police as Alvin Elroy Cannon, of Woodbridge, was transported to an area hospital where he died.

A second victim, identified as a 33-year-old man from Manassas, walked into an area hospital, also with stab wounds to the upper body, and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police say 31-year-old Brandon Curtis Hampton Henry, of no fixed address, was arrested at a residence in the 14400 block of Fillarette Street. He's charged with murder and aggravated malicious wounding.




Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. and Mount Vernon, Va. is celebrating its five-year anniversary on Sun., July 20 and handing out one free cupcake per person to all their patrons with no purchase necessary at their Old Town Alexandria shop at 207 King Street and Mount Vernon at 8859 Richmond Highway from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Occasionally Cake will donate 50 percent of all their sales that day to Metropolitan School of the Arts youth scholarships of Lorton, Va. For more information, call (703) 647-9638 or visit www.occasionallycake.com.

The free cupcakes will be available in Chocolate Marshmallow, Red Velvet, Snickerdoodle, Funfetti and Strawberry Key Lime flavors with other flavors available for purchase. A variety of other flavors will be available for purchase.  Occasionally Cake will offer an anniversary special of four cupcakes for $8.

Police: Woman hit teen in face with belt

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Prince William County police have arrested a woman who they say hit a 14-year-old girl in the face with a belt.

Alicia Lashawn Skinner, 40, has been charged with felony cruelty and injury to a child.

On July, police responded to a residence in the 13700 block of Keelingwood Circle to investigate an assault.

The victim, a 14-year-old girl told police that Skinner, a known acquaintance, used her hands and a belt to strike the victim to her face, hands, back, arms, and legs.

Bond was set at $8,000.