UPDATE (4:07 p.m.): The girl ran and was not injured, according to Lucy Caldwell of the Fairfax County Police Department. Officers believe the man gave chase but never caught his victim.
So far county police consider this a "suspicious person” incident, Caldwell said. FCPD officers are canvassing the neighborhood, gathering information. Police have not yet linked this incident to the Kings Park West attack in mid-March.
Fairfax County Police say a 13-year-old girl was approached by a man with a knife near Kings Park West Thursday afternoon.
The incident happened at around 4:40 p.m. in the 9600 block of Pierrpont Street near Royal Lake and Burke Road. A man with a knife just over a month ago. A Woodson student was a few days after the KPW attack. No word yet on whether the cases are connected.
Police describe the suspect as between 15-18 years old, about 5'5'' with gray pants and a blue and orange hoodie.
Patch is working on getting additional information. Call police at 703-644-7377 with any tips.