Woman Jumped While Jogging in Fairfax County

Jogger assaulted, robbed in park

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    Police in Fairfax County are searching for two women who they say attacked and robbed an 18-year-old jogger. News4's Pat Collins reports. (Published Friday, Dec. 7, 2012)

    A woman was assaulted and robbed by two females in a park in Fairfax County Thursday, police said.

    The 18-year-old victim was jogging at Huntley Meadows Park when she was attacked by two people, possibly teenage girls, near the South Kings highway/Telegraph Road entrance about 11:15 a.m., police said. She was knocked to the ground and assaulted. Her attackers took clothing and a cellphone before the victim was able to escape.

    The victim suffered minor injuries.

    She described one attacker as a heavyset Hispanic female age 15-25 standing 5-feet tall and dressed all in black. The other was described as Hispanic or black with medium build, 5-feet-6-inches tall, 15-25 years old and dressed all in black.

    Anyone with information about the case should call police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS/8477, or submit a tip online at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or by texting “TIP187” plus the tip to CRIMES/274637.