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Gunman Demanded Halloween Candy From Group of Children in Alexandria

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    Alexandria Police say an armed, masked gunman demanded candy from 12 children playing on Halloween night.

    The incident was reported around 8:30 p.m. last Friday in the 2600 block of Commonwealth Avenue. Police said the kids were playing "tag" in a school playground when the suspect approached them, displayed a handgun and demanded their candy.

    The children fled the scene and no one was injured.

    The suspect is described as a black man in his 20s, standing 5'10", wearing a dark-colored swearshirt and a black ski mask.

    If you have any information, call police.