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Natatia Bledsoe is the public information officer for the Fredericksburg Police Department.

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Daily Crime Report 11/7/2012

Recent police reports and arrests in Fredericksburg:


3300 block Fall Hill Ave, 11/6 10:40 a.m.  A 72-year-old resident reported that he was walking on the canal path from Fall Hill Avenue toward the Normandy Village bridge when he was approached by a male subject who was walking from the opposite direction.  When the suspect got close to the victim, he stood in his way and demanded money.  When the victim denied having anything of value, the suspect assaulted him by throwing him to the ground and repeatedly punching him in the face.  The suspect then ran from the scene in the direction of the hospital.  The victim had injuries to his face, right arm, and ankle; he was evaluated by EMS personnel but he refused transport to the emergency room.  The suspect was described as a clean shaven black male in his mid-30’s, approximately 6’ and 180 pounds, wearing jeans, a brown jacket and brown hat with ear covers, and carrying a backpack.  The investigation is ongoing.   


100 block Wellington Lakes Dr, 11/6 – 11/7 5:00 a.m.  A resident reported that an unknown person broke in to her apartment and stole her prescription medications.  The investigation is ongoing.


3100 block Plank Rd, 10/25 -10/31 11:00 a.m.  A representative from a recycling company reported that a large recycling bin was stolen from the parking lot across from Toys R Us.  No suspects or witnesses at this time.


2600 block Cowan Blvd, 10/29 – 11/6 1:15 p.m.  A resident reported that an unknown person used her husband’s personal information to obtain utility services in Texas.  The investigation is ongoing.


1200 block Stafford Ave, 11/6 11:00 p.m.  A resident reported that the pane of glass in his front door was broken.  No suspects or witnesses at this time.


David Ruffner, 37, of no fixed address was arrested for public intoxication.