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Rec Center Employee Charged in Sex Assault of Senior Citizen

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    Police arrested a Fairfax County recreation center employee for allegedly assaulting a 77-year-old woman inside her apartment. News4’s Kristin Wright uncovered new information about the suspect who has now been fired pending an investigation. (Published Friday, April 15, 2016)

    An employee at a Fairfax County recreation center was charged with trying to rape a 77-year-old woman in her own home within an apartment complex for senior citizens and people with disabilities. 

    Malcolm Reheem Hall, 28, of Centreville was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted rape, sodomy and two counts of animate object penetration, Fairfax County police announced Friday. 

    Police said Hall walked into the victim's unlocked apartment on April 5 and sexually assaulted her

    Hall is a part-time Fairfax County Park Authority employee at the Cub Run RECenter in Chantilly, police said. He began working as a custodian at the recreation center in Sept. 2015. 

    Hall was fired from that job pending the outcome of the case. 

    Police do not believe Hall victimized any other residents.

    Residents of the Forest Glen at Sully Station complex said they were unaware of the disturbing crime. 

    The complex has two buildings on Woodmere Court in Centreville. Just inside the front door of one building is a security door residents said often was propped open during ongoing construction work.

    Anyone with information that can help police is asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477.