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MISSING: 49-year-old Virginia man


VIENNA, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police need your help locating a missing Virginia man.

Officials say that Ismail Elmas, 49, of Vienna has been missing since July 29th.

Authorities say that Elmas may be armed and should not be approached.

According to officials Elmas was last seen leaving his home in his gray 2008 Toyota Prius with the license plates XBW-4298.

Authorities say Elmas is 5'8", 155 pounds with a bald head and brown eyes.

Anyone who may know his whereabouts or locate his vehicle is asked to call police at 703-691-2131.


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4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda

4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda


BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA 9) -- Two Metrobus passengers are claiming injuries after the bus was involved in an accident on the Beltway Friday afternoon.

Authorities say that the Metrobus was involved in an accident with a passenger vehicle near the Old Georgetown Road exit on I-495.

Authorities report that two of the passengers in the involved vehicle are also claiming injuries.


FREE CUPCAKES AT OCCASIONALLY CAKE on SUN. JULY 20; DONATES 50% to METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS

FREE CUPCAKES AT OCCASIONALLY CAKE on SUN. JULY 20;  DONATES 50% to METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS

 

Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. and Mount Vernon, Va. is celebrating its five-year anniversary on Sun., July 20 and handing out one free cupcake per person to all their patrons with no purchase necessary at their Old Town Alexandria shop at 207 King Street and Mount Vernon at 8859 Richmond Highway from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Occasionally Cake will donate 50 percent of all their sales that day to Metropolitan School of the Arts youth scholarships of Lorton, Va. For more information, call (703) 647-9638 or visit www.occasionallycake.com.

The free cupcakes will be available in Chocolate Marshmallow, Red Velvet, Snickerdoodle, Funfetti and Strawberry Key Lime flavors with other flavors available for purchase. A variety of other flavors will be available for purchase.  Occasionally Cake will offer an anniversary special of four cupcakes for $8.

FOUND: Brandon Hewgill, 63, DC


WASHINGTON (WUSA 9) -- WUSA 9 has confirmed with police that 63-year-old Brandon Hewgill, who was reported missing, has been located.

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The U.S. Park Police need your help locating 63-year-old Brandon Hewgill. He is 5-foot-7 inches tall and weighs 169 pounds. Police say that Hewgill is a resident of a care facility in Vienna, Virginia and unable to speak or write.

He was last seen on Saturday in the vicinity of 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue in Northwest, D.C. wearing a blue and white striped shirt, blue jean shorts and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information regarding Hewgill's whereabouts is asked to contact the U.S. Park Police Criminal Investigations Branch at (202) 610-8730 and reference case #13-64270 or call the U.S. Park Police Communications section at (202) 610-7500.


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MANASSAS UTILITIES INSTALLS AUTOMATED METERED INFRASTRUCTURE

MANASSAS UTILITIES INSTALLS AUTOMATED METERED INFRASTRUCTURE

City of Manassas Utility crews won’t have to make periodic trips to read meters anymore, with the installation of Automated Metered Infrastructure (AMI). The utility department and the customers can now have better real-time consumption information. For more information, go to www.manassascity.org or call 703-257-8219.

50 PERCENT OFF at BELLEZZA SPA for ACTIVE DUTY/RETIRED MILITARY/SPOUSES

50 PERCENT OFF at BELLEZZA SPA for ACTIVE DUTY/RETIRED MILITARY/SPOUSES

Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. is saluting our active duty and retired military, as well as their spouses by offering 50 percent off all spa services on Mon., July 7 and Tues., July 8. Offer valid for active duty military and spouses, and valid military identification is mandatory. For more information and appointments, go to www.bellezzaspava.com or call 703.266.0063.

“Independence Day is a time to honor our military and thank them for their sacrifices,” said Paola Berrios, owner of Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. “We’re grateful for their commitment, and service to our country,” said Berrios.

BELLEZZA SPA SUPPORTS OPEN ARMS: DONATES $230 SPA PACKAGE

BELLEZZA SPA SUPPORTS OPEN ARMS: DONATES $230 SPA PACKAGE

Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va. joined Open Arms Worlwide’s gala, donating a $230 spa package to support the enrichment of children in under-served countries. For more information, go to www.bellezzaspava.com or call 703.266.0063.

“Open Arms is a wonderful organization that provides for so many children throughout the world, who are not as fortunate to have the  support, education and the comforts that so many of us take for granted,” said Paola Berrios, owner of Bellezza Spa of Centreville, Va.