A woman was walking along Commonwealth Boulevard near Richardson Drive Wednesday night when she was grabbed from behind by an unknown assailant and dragged into the trees.
The man, described by Fairfax County Police as white, about 5-feet 7-inches tall, was wearing a sweatshirt. He used a knife to threaten the 24-year-old woman. He sexually assaulted her at around 10 p.m. The woman was able to go for help when her attacker heard a noise, got spooked and fled.
Police need your help. Anyone with information about this crime can contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637. You can also call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.