News

FCPD: Unknown man attempted to sexually assault woman in Chantilly home

The Fairfax County Police Department released a composite sketch of a man who they say attempt to sexually assault a woman in Chantilly (via FCPD)

Fairfax County police are looking for a man who allegedly broke into a woman’s home in Chantilly and tried to sexually assault her.

Officers were called to a house on Iberia Circle at 12:02 p.m. yesterday (Thursday). The man entered the woman’s home through an unlocked door “and attempted to sexually assault her,” according to the police.

“The victim was able to escape her house and contact the police,” the Fairfax County Police Department said in a news release today. “The suspect left on foot prior to police arrival. The victim was taken to a local hospital for injuries that were non-life-threatening.”

Police described the man as a stranger to the victim with “straight black hair and a medium build.” At the time of the assault, he was “wearing a long sleeve black shirt, dark pants, and a light blue hospital-style mask,” the FCPD said.

Detectives are investigating the incident as a daytime burglary and attempted sexual assault.

The department said its detectives can be contacted as follows:

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to call our Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 3. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), and by web – Click HERE. Download the ‘P3 Tips’ App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for a cash reward. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.