Fairfax Co. searching for sex offense suspect

WASHINGTON – Fairfax County police are looking for a suspect allegedly involved in a sex offense inside a Falls Church Target.

A 38-year-old Arlington woman says she was shopping at the Target in the 5000 block of Leesburg Pike on Tuesday before 8 p.m. when she felt someone touch underneath her skirt.

She turned and saw a man jump away from her. At the same time, she noticed a bright flash, as if from a camera.

The man turned and briskly walked away.

The victim notified Target security and police were contacted.

Surveillance video confirms the victim’s account.

The suspect is described as Hispanic, 25 to 35 years old, and 5-feet-5-inches to 5-feet-8-inches tall, weighing 155 to 170 pounds. He had dark hair and was wearing light colored slacks, a light colored shirt and white shoes. He was last seen getting into the passenger side of a white box truck.

Anyone with information is asked to 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 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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