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Top 3 odd crimes of the week

Some of the more unusual criminal escapades in the D.C. region, brought to you each Monday evening via local police reports.

No. 3
Fairfax City
RAMONA DR., 4300 block, 10:44 p.m. July 8. Police, investigating a report of a man pointing a firearm at people, found a man with a toy replica of a rifle. The orange tip of the rifle, which had indicated it was a toy, had been removed. A 23-year-old Fairfax City man was charged with brandishing a firearm

No. 2
Manassas Park
MANASSAS AND KENT DRIVES, 10:54 p.m. July 3. A man allegedly stole cheesecakes. A 51-year-old man was arrested.

No. 1
Northwest Washington
16TH ST., 2200 block, 2:30 a.m. July 10. Two men woke up a male who had fallen asleep in his vehicle. First they asked if he was okay or needed help, and then one, saying he had a gun, demanded the driver’s wallet. He did not comply and drove away.

By Eric Athas  |  July 19, 2010; 7:30 PM ET
Categories:  Fairfax , The District , The Region , Virginia  | Tags: crime washington d.c.  
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