Arlington Releases Sketch of Attempted Sexual Assault Suspect

Do you recognize him?

Arlington County police released a sketch on Friday of a man wanted for abducting and trying to sexually assault a woman last week on the Washington and Old Dominion Trail.

A woman was running on the trail in the Glencarlyn Park area about 8:45 p.m. Friday, July 31 when she was approached by a man and thrown to the ground, police said. The man tried to cover her mouth, but she screamed and he man fled.

The victim described the attacker as a Hispanic man in his 20s standing about 5-foot-6, weighing about 140 pounds and wearing long gray shorts with a belt and no shirt.

The Fairfax County Police Department's sketch artist sketched the suspect after meeting with the victim, Arlington police said.

Anyone with information on the suspect or the incident is asked to contact Det. K. Bercovicz of the Arlington County Police Department’s Special Victims Unit at 703-228-4235 or at To report information anonymously, contact the Arlington County Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS (8477).

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