Crime Roundup: Teens Set Off Alarm When They Sneak Into School

A security alarm at a Herndon elementary school alerted a responder to teens inside.

According to Fairfax County Police, the alarm at Fox Mill Elementary School (2601 Viking Drive) went off between 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. Sunday. A school security officer who came to the scene found a 16-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl inside the school. He took the teens into custody until police officers arrived, at which time they were released into the custody of their parents.

Police say they are investigating the case to determine whether charges will be filed against the juveniles.

Other crimes reported by FCPD’s Reston District Station in the past week include:


1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, property from vehicle

2200 block of Centreville Road, cash from vehicle

11600 block of Gas Light Court, passport from vehicle

11000 block of Granby Court, computer and money from vehicle

10900 block of Harpers Square Court, property from vehicles

2200 block of Hunters Woods Plaza, beer from business

13300 block of Jefferson Commons Court, cellphone from vehicle

2500 block of John Milton Drive, merchandise from business

900 block of Locust Street, cellphone from school

11700 block of Plaza America Drive, wallet and gun from vehicle

1800 block of Post Oak Trail, garage opener from vehicle

11100 block of South Lakes Drive, gift cards from business

11400 block of South Lakes Drive, bicycle from residence

400 block of Walker Road, jewelry from residence

11900 block of Winterthur Lane, license plate from vehicle


1900 block of Upper Lake Drive, 2014 Volkswagen Bug

Anyone with information about any of the incidents reported by FCPD should call 703-691-2131 or 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or text “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES(274637).

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