Update: Student Assaulted on Path
Fairfax County Police Department
Public Information Office
4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030
703-246-2253. TTY 703-204-2264. Fax 703-246-4253
News Release: 12/0189/081/LHC(7)
March 21, 2012
UPDATE: Student Assaulted on Path
Detectives have released surveillance photos of a possible suspect in the March 19 assault of a 16-year-old student. Police also added the following descriptive information of the suspect: between ages 20 and 40, thin, around 170 pounds. He is believed to have been driving a white, four-door Honda Accord, early 2000’s model.
Student Assaulted on Path
West Springfield Police District – Police are investigating a report of a 16-year-old girl who was reportedly grabbed in the woods around 4 p.m. Monday, March 19. The girl had just entered a path at the end of Pickett Road while walking home from Woodson High School. She reported that a man approached her from behind, grabbed her neck, and assaulted her. She struggled and was knocked to the ground. After a brief altercation, the offender fled the scene. The girl screamed and ran to a nearby home for help.
Police arrived within minutes. The suspect is described as between 18-27 years old, around 5 feet 8 inches tall and around 170 pounds. He had short black hair and wore a white T-shirt and shorts.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.