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COMMUNITY ALERT: Share this Sketch to find the Alexandria killer

COMMUNITY ALERT: Share this Sketch to find the Alexandria killer

ALEXANDRIA (WUSA9) -- Alexandria Police and WUSA9 are teaming up to share this sketch as many times as possible throughout the city and the surrounding areas.

The man in the sketch is possibly responsible for three different murders in the City of Alexandria. 

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3 suspects sought in Arlington stabbing

ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Arlington County police are looking for three suspects in connection with a stabbing Saturday night.

It happened on Oct. 25 in the 800 block of Frederick Street, police said. The victim suffered several non-life-threatening stab wounds, according to police.

The three suspects are described as follows:

Suspect one is described as a teenage Hispanic male, approximately 5'4" tall and 165 lbs. He was wearing dark clothing and had a blue bandana covering his face.

Suspect two is described as a teenage Hispanic male, approximately 5'10" tall and 200 lbs. He was wearing dark clothing with grey sweatpants and had a black bandana covering his face.

Local journalist describes Ebola virus in Guinea

ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- The New York Doctor who tested positive for Ebola on Thursday had recently traveled from Guinea.

Voice of America Journalist Carol Guensburg, doesn't find the doctor's diagnosis surprising. Guensburg recently traveled to Guinea for a reporting trip herself.

"You look at the flow of people from West Africa or the global flow of people, its not surprising that something popped up," Guensburg explains.

While Guensberg did not meet directly with Ebola patients in Guinea, she did meet with survivors of the virus who had been brought together by UNICEF.

Guensberg also gained access to Guinea's Prime Minister Mohamed Said Fofana, who held small briefings with an Armed guard in tow and held a town hall meeting to press villagers to change their ways.

Those changes aren't so simple says Guensberg: "Doing so means changing customs especially burial customs."

PD: Naked man on drugs did push-ups in Arlington street

ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police arrested a naked man who was doing push-ups in the middle of an Arlington street Thursday.

Timothy Lowe, 31, of Arlington, Va. was arrested on Oct. 16 in the 3200 block of S. 24th Street.

He was naked, on drugs, and doing push-ups in the middle of the street and ignored commands by police to stop, officials said.

Police used a Taser to bring Lowe into custody after he approached officers in an aggressive manner while cursing, officials said.

Lowe was arrested and charged with indecent exposure, disorderly conduct and obstruction of justice. He was held without bond.

Woman sick at Pentagon does not have Ebola

ARLINGTON (WUSA9) -- The woman who became sick in the parking lot of the Pentagon raising Ebola concerns does not have the virus, a public health investigation has concluded.

Arlington Public Health and Fairfax Public Health released the information in a joint press release on Friday. The release stated that the woman had been questioned by medical staff and that authorities were "confident" that she did not have Ebola.

All 22 passengers aboard the tour bus carrying the ill woman near the Pentagon were cleared to leave on Friday afternoon. Officials are investigating the woman's illness as a possible Ebola case. Other passengers have been told to self-monitor until the health department gets a report on the woman, reports WUSA9's Bruce Leshan.



Monza of Old Town Manassas, Va. is hosting a four-course Devil’s Backbone Brewery fall beer dinner, featuring beers like Vienna Lager, Kilt Flasher, Gold Leaf Lager and 4-point Pale Ale on Thurs., Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. for $65 inclusive. For reservations, go to www.eatmonza.com.

The four-course menu includes: Vienna Lager with Meat and Cheese Platter; Kilt Flasher with Kilt Flasher Beer Cheddar Soup with potatoes, bacon, chives; Gold Leaf Lager served with Pan-Roasted Wild Rockfish and artichoke, tomato fennell ragout, herb fingerling potatoes, grapefruit buerre blanc; 4-Point Pale Ale with All-Natural Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs, maple vanilla, sweet potato puree, caramelized bacon brussels sprouts, and crispy onions; and Danzig Porter Bittersweet Chocolate Cake Morello with cherry mousse, caramel popcorn and mint.

Police: 2 police impersonations could be linked

ARLINGTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police want all women in the area to be on the lookout now that two different states are reporting men "impersonating officer" incidents. There's a strong chance both may even be connected.

"Extremely lucky was this victim in this case," said Arlington County police spokesperson Dustin Sternbeck, talking about the incident closest to Washington D.C.

Sternbeck said it happened on Saturday just before midnight in the Ballston area when an African American man wearing plain clothes with a dark colored Crown Victoria pulled over a woman using a flashing light on the dashboard.

The suspect, according to the victim, showed a badge and demanded she exit her vehicle into his not once, but twice. Once the victim refused and demanded a uniformed officer be present, Sternbeck said the suspect left.