Walk To Work Turns Violent in Leesburg - NBC4 Washington

Walk To Work Turns Violent in Leesburg

A woman attacked in Leesburg



    Walk To Work Turns Violent in Leesburg
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    Leesburg police are trying to get the word out about an attack before another one happens.

    Detectives said they received a call about an assault Thursday that happened southwest of the Washington and Old Dominion Bike Trail and Lawson Road.

    A woman from Leesburg was walking to work when she noticed that she was being followed. Police said that man then pushed her into a wooded area north of Beauregard Drive and pulled a knife on her.

    Police said the man then ran away. Officers did not say how badly the woman was hurt.

    The suspect was described as a white male, 5’7” to 5’10”, with a thin build, wearing tan cargo pants, a brown jacket, a tan hat and brown shoes.

    Anyone that may have seen or heard something suspicious that could be related to this case is asked to contact Leesburg Police at 703-771-4500 or at 703-443-TIPS.