Man Arrested for Assaulting Police in Falls Church Area

A 24-year-old Fairfax man is facing a litany of charges, including assault on law enforcement, after an incident in the Falls Church area over the weekend.

Police say Victor Vanegas was “causing a disturbance and breaking items” at an address near George Mason High School when police responded and an officer attempted to place him under arrest.

Vanegas “then assaulted the officer and tried to run away,” but was soon thereafter caught and taken into custody.

More from Fairfax County Police:

ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER/DRUNK IN PUBLIC/DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: 7100 block of Shreve Road, 01/12/19, 11:50 p.m. An officer responded to a man causing a disturbance and breaking items. The officer located the suspect and attempted to place him under arrest. The suspect then assaulted the officer and tried to run away.  He was then caught and placed under arrest. Victor Vanegas, 24, of Fairfax was charged with assault on a law enforcement officer, drunk in public, destruction of property and possession of schedule 1 narcotics.

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