9800 BLOCK OF FAIRFAX BOULEVARD, FAIRFAX, VA
the victim reported that a male subject had stolen her purse from her friend who was holding it and fled on foot. A citizen chased the suspect but was unable to detain him. Fairfax County Police officers subsequently observed the suspect in the area and he was taken into custody. After investigation by Criminal Investigations Division detectives, Handel Stephen-Dowd, 21, of 8315 Electric Avenue, Vienna, was transported to the Adult Detention Center where he was charged with grand larceny and ordered held without bond.
Case number: 10-13653.