Search for Sex Assault Suspect in Sterling - NBC4 Washington

Search for Sex Assault Suspect in Sterling

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    Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office are looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman on the street in Sterling, Va.

    A 23-year-old woman told authorities she was walking in the area of East Holly Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night when a man grabbed ger from behind and pulled her to the ground.

    A struggle ensued, and the man allegedly sexually assaulted the victim before fleeing the scene.

    The man is described as having a thin build, short, dark hair, wearing a short-sleeved shirt and jeans. Authorities said he may have scratches on his face and body.

    Aanyone with information should contact Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919.