Attempted Burglary and Assault in Burke
Fairfax County Police Department
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News Release: 2013-2350221/BW/(7)
August 24, 2013
Attempted Burglary and Assault in Burke Area
West Springfield Police District - Police are investigating an incident that occurred Friday evening, August 23. Around 6:50 p.m., a 37-year-old woman answered a knock on her door in the 10200 block of Scarborough Commons Court. A man standing at the door spoke briefly with the victim and then attempted to push his way inside the residence. The suspect also struck the victim in the upper body. The victim was able to slam the door shut and the suspect fled on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries and did not require transport to a hospital
The suspect was described as Hispanic, 20s, with brown hair, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds and wearing a black t-shirt and jeans.
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.