Police Search for Man in Fairfax County Sex Assault

Woman Says Man Pulled Her Into The Woods Wednesday Night in Burke

Thursday, Mar 15, 2012  |  Updated 5:29 PM EDT
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Police Search for Man in Fairfax Co. Sex Assault

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Police are looking for the man responsible for a sexual assault in Burke, Va., Wednesday night. 

A 24-year-old woman said someone snuck up on her from behind about 10 p.m., pulled her into a wooded area in the 9700 block of Commonwealth Boulevard and sexually assaulted her.

The woman told police the suspect had a knife and threatened her.  She told police he ran off when he heard a noise and got startled.

The man was described as white, about 5-feet-7-inches tall and wearing a sweatshirt. His face was partially concealed

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.

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