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Police Investigate Abduction/Sexual Assault of 5-yr-old in Alexandria Area

Fairfax County Police have begun an investigation after a 5-year-old girl was abducted and sexually assaulted by a stranger in the 6700 block of Tower Drive in the Fairfax County section of Alexandria. It happened around 5 yesterday evening. Initially a family member noticed the child was missing, and she resurfaced a short time later reporting what had occurred.


Detectives are working with witnesses to gather as much information as possible about the suspect, who has only been described as a Hispanic male. Providing that witnesses are able to provide sufficient information to create a composite sketch of value, it will be shared with the public.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100-$1,000 if their information leads to an arrest.

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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