Update: Arrest in Ross Store Assault
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: 20140290022/LHC/(4)
March 19, 2014
UPDATE: Arrest in Ross Store Assault
Police arrested Sloan Wilson Rappoport, 44, Military Road, Arlington on Tuesday, March 18. Following up on a series of tips, detectives identified the suspect, contacted him and he met with police at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center at around 6 p.m. Police charged him with abduction, sexual battery, and obscene display.
Detectives would like anyone with additional information about this case to contact them at 703-246-7800.
This suspect was arrested in connection with the Ross Store assault; detectives do not believe he is connected to the Bob’s Furniture Store area assault and are still seeking tips on that case.
Sloan W. Rappoport
3/5/14, Women Sexually Assaulted in Bailey’s Crossroads Area
Mason Police District - Police are investigating two incidents in which women were sexually assaulted near commercial businesses in the Bailey’s Crossroads area.
The most recent incident took place on Friday, January 31, around 6 p.m. A 28-year-old woman was shopping in the Ross store in the 5800 block of Crossroads Center Way when she was approached by a man who spoke to her in Spanish. He was very friendly with her. As she was leaving the store, the man pulled up in his silver-colored Mercedes, asked her to get in and she did. He locked the doors, drove to a location nearby and sexually assaulted her. The victim escaped and fled.
The suspect was described as a white male wearing a dark jacket and white shirt. He wore glasses and had black hair. His demeanor was outgoing and friendly. There may be other people who have been approached by this man.
In another unrelated incident, a woman was sexually assaulted on her way to a bus stop on January 29, around 6:30 a.m. The woman was walking in front of the Bob’s Furniture Store, in the 5800 block of Leesburg Pike, when she heard footsteps behind her. She was grabbed and assaulted. The victim resisted and eventually was able to flee.
The suspect was described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and thin. He wore a black mask, an orange jacket and a black hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information is asked to call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or 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