Child Abducted; Suspect Arrested

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News Release: 14/085/0053/drg/(2)
March 27, 2014 

Mount Vernon Police District – On Wednesday, March 26, at around 8:30 a.m., officers responded to the 8500 block of Highland Lane for a reported abduction.

 A 12-year-old girl told police that a man grabbed her and pulled her into his apartment as she waited for her school bus inside the apartment building. The suspect allegedly grabbed her and touched her inappropriately. The victim was eventually able to break free and run to her bus. She did not require medical attention. The incident was reported to the police and school administrators immediately.

The victim provided a description of the suspect and investigating officers located him at an apartment in the 7900 block of Janna Lee Avenue.

The suspect was identified as 22-year-old, Walter Yomar Gomez-Lemus. He was arrested and transported to the Adult Detention Facility at the Mount Vernon District Station. Gomez-Lemus was charged with abduction with intent to defile and aggravated sexual battery.

Detectives would like to hear from anyone who might have information regarding this case, or any other case involving alleged child sexual exploitation.

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.

Walter Yomar Gomez Lemus

Walter Yomar Gomez Lemus

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