Aggravated Assault in Alexandria Area Suspect Arrested

Douglas E. Melgar Serrano

Douglas E. Melgar Serrano

Detectives from the Fugitive Task Force arrested Douglas E. Melgar Serrano, 28, of Alexandria, on Tuesday, September 22. Serrano was wanted for malicious wounding as a result of an incident that occurred on Wednesday, September 2 around 11:10 p.m. Police were called to the 7200 block of Richmond Highway for a report of a man lying on the ground in the parking lot to the rear of a restaurant. The victim, a 38-year-old man from the Alexandria area of Fairfax County, was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are asking for anyone who may have information in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective J. Hinson at 703-246-7825 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.**Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg & data rates may apply. Go to for Terms & Conditions.

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