Officers Search for Wanted Man After Escape

Mount Vernon District – We are currently searching for 27-year-old Jaquan Ross after he escaped from our custody at a local hospital shortly before 7 this morning.  Officers initially responded around 4 a.m. to the 6100 block of Richmond Highway to assist the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Two local bail bondsman had apprehended Ross, who was wanted for multiple outstanding warrants from various jurisdictions in the Northern Virginia area.  Ross complained of pain and asked to be taken to a local hospital. Once medically treated, Ross broke free from an officer and ran towards Route 1.  He was still wearing a handcuff on his right wrist. Multiple officers, to include K9 units and our helicopter, responded to help find Ross, but he eluded capture.

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He is described as 5’8”, 185 pounds, with a short beard, and was wearing a white shirt with black pants at the time of his escape.

Ross is facing the following charges from today’s incident: possession of marijuana; obstruction of justice; and providing false ID to law enforcement.

Additional outstanding charges include:

From Fairfax County: assault on family member (2X); fail to appear on felony; fail to appear on misdemeanor; violate condition of release

From Alexandria City: Felony aggravated assault on family member; assault on family member; destruction of property; prevent summoning of police

From Virginia State Police: Felony fail to stop for law enforcement; driving while suspended; reckless driving; fail to abide by traffic light (3X)

We will continue to search for Ross but if you know his location or you see him, please call 9-1-1 immediately and do not approach him.

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