Police Arrest Suspect in Library Assault


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News Release: 12/348/LHC/(3)
December 13, 2012

 

                UPDATE: Police Arrest Suspect in Library Assault

 

            Mason Police District Following a comprehensive investigation and multiple leads, detectives charged a 31-year-old man in connection with the November 7 assault at the Thomas Jefferson Library.

            Kevin Lee Porter, of no fixed address, was charged with abduction on Tuesday, December 11 at 3 p.m. at his worksite in the 3000 block of Gatehouse Plaza. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and held without bond.

Porter

Kevin Lee Porter

 

UPDATE (Nov. 16): Police Release Photo from Library Assault

 

Mason Police District – Detectives are continuing the investigation. In addition to canvassing nearby neighborhoods, police have released a photograph of the suspect they believe responsible for this assault.

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.

 

Teen Reports Restroom Assault (Nov. 7)

 

Mason  Police District – Police are investigating a report of a 17-year-old girl who alleges that a man assaulted her in the restroom of the Thomas Jefferson Library, 7415 Arlington Boulevard. The incident occurred shortly before 9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6.

The teen told police she felt she was being followed by a man who she noticed had been watching her and following her throughout her day of studying. In an effort to curtail him, she ducked into the restroom as she exited the building. He followed her in. She ordered him to leave but he refused. The suspect touched and pushed her. She kicked him, screamed, and the suspect fled.

Library staff responded and called police. Staff members report the suspect had been in the library on previous occasions, but they did not know of any previous incidents or assaults.

The suspect is described as black, medium brown complexion, ranging between 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighed around 160-180 pounds. He had a shaven bald head, brown eyes, a gap in his front teeth and a diagonal scar on his forehead. He wore a pale green, long-sleeved, button-up shirt with khaki pants. He carried a brown or tan soft leather briefcase.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives would like anyone who may have had contact with this individual to contact police.

            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.

 



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