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Police Identify Person in Burke Chase of Teenage Girl

The April 19 event involved an emotionally disabled pre-teen.

Fairfax County Police report they have identified a person in connection with the when a man reportedly chased a 13-year-old girl with a knife.  The event occurred on Pierrpont Street in the Burke area.

After investigation, police determined the individual doing the chasing was an emotionally disabled pre-teen who lives in the area.  He was carrying a fake knife.

Police handled the matter privately with the families involved and notified the community in an email.

"This incident is not related to any other incident, and there is no public safety threat," said Lucy Caldwell, spokesperson for the Fairfax County Police.

Bj April 25, 2012 at 01:13 PM
So he's not the guy who attacked the lady on Commonwealth Blvd or the girl near Frost Elem?
Susan Larson (Editor) April 25, 2012 at 01:23 PM
Correct, Bj.
Hyperboxer4me May 02, 2012 at 11:45 AM
I had a weird thing happend to me a few weeks ago while I was out running on 123 as I was approaching Zion there was a man walking, wearing a baseball hat, swishy pants with keys hanging out from back pocket walking towards zion, I ran past him thinking nothing of it and then I heard keys behind me as I looked back he was "jogging" up behind me, so I quickly sped up and got off the path into someones yard and he passsed by and then the stopped and started walking up the street off of Zion. Little s trange if you ask me. this was about three weeks ago bewteen 11am and noon.

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