Police: Woman sexually assaulted near Lorton

WASHINGTON —Fairfax County police said a woman was sexually assaulted in the Lorton region on Friday.

The incident happened at around 5 p.m. Police said a 20-year-old woman walking near Richmond Highway, near Cherwek Drive, was approached from behind by a man who grabbed her dress and sexually assaulted her.

The man left the scene on foot.

Police said the woman was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police have asked with information to contact Fairfax County Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or calling 703-691-2131.

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