Assaults in Franconia Area

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News Release: 2013-2110069/eja/(6)
July 31, 2013

Assaults in the Franconia Area

            Franconia Police District – On Tuesday, July 30, there were two unrelated assaults. The first incident took place in the area of Briarleigh Way and Crestleigh Way at approximately 10:14 in the morning. A 30-year-old woman was walking when a man appeared and inappropriately touched her and then fled. She was not injured.

            The suspect was described as white or Hispanic, in his late 20s. He was approximately 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and 170 pounds. He was wearing a white shirt and light colored pants.

            The second event occurred near Backlick Road and Highland Street at approximately 1:30 p.m. A 23-year-old woman was grabbed from behind and inappropriately touched. The man fled. She was not injured.

            The suspect was described as Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and skinny. He was wearing a black, short sleeve shirt and black jean shorts.

            Residents are reminded to immediately call the Police if they are the victim of a crime.

            Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.



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