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Arlington Police Warn About Razor Blades on Bottom of Political Sign

Razor blades found on the bottom of a political sign.
Arlington County Police

A woman taking down political signage was cut by razor blades taped to the bottom of a sign, according to the Arlington County Police Department.

Razor blades found on the bottom of a political sign.Arlington County Police
Razor blades found on the bottom of a political sign.

The victim removed signage from the median of George Mason Drive between Yorktown Boulevard and Four Mile Run Drive between noon and 3 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

She took the items to a family member’s home and was separating the signage from the metal base when she was cut, police said.

She suffered minor injuries and didn’t require medical treatment.

Police said they have no other reports but wants residents to be careful when removing political signage.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the police tip line at 703-228-4180 or email ACPDTipline@arlingtonva.us. Anonymous tips can be made through the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 866-411-8477.

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