A man was approached by someone who demanded his money and wallet. The victim refused to hand anything over, and the suspect began swinging a weapon, described as a machete. The victim was not injured and provided a description of the suspect to officers.
The suspect was located nearby and arrested. Enoc Herrera-Chan, 25, of Centreville, was charged with attempted robbery, attempted malicious wounding, and being drunk in public.
Also on Dec. 28, a man walking in the 7800 block of Heritage Drive at around 7:39 p.m. was robbed by a teenager. The youth approached him, said something, then punched him. A struggle ensued and two or three other teens arrived and started hitting the man. They took money from him and ran away. The victim had minor injuries.