Man Sexually Assaults Woman at Knifepoint in Fairfax Co.

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    A 23-year-old woman said she was sexually assaulted at knifepoint Sunday night in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County.

    After purchasing a cup of coffee at 7704 Richmond Highway, the victim was approached by a man with a knife who tried to rob her around 8:30 p.m. He then sexually assaulted her and fled after she screamed, authorities said.

    The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his late 30s, between 5'6" and 5'8", with a thin build and a narrow face. He was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap and light blue hoodie.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Fairfax County Police Department at 703-691-2131.