A man was arrested in Maryland earlier this week for allegedly following a woman, assaulting her and trying to break into her house in Bailey’s Crossroads.
Fairfax County police officers and detectives were called to the home in the 5700 block of Poplar Lane near Bailey’s Crossroads at 12:31 a.m. on Dec. 8 for an assault and burglary, according to a news release.
Police say the victim first encountered Antiero Ebai Menyoli, 29, in the parking lot of MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland, earlier that evening.
“They talked briefly [and] then the victim got in her vehicle and drove home,” the Fairfax County Police Department said. “While driving, the victim noticed a vehicle was following her due to one headlight being brighter than the other.”
Suspecting the other driver was the man she’d talked to in the parking lot, the woman “attempted to lose the vehicle prior to arriving home,” police said. However, Menyoli allegedly approached her as she was walking to the house and assaulted her.
“She was able to break free and run inside her house,” the FCPD said. “Menyoli followed her and broke a glass panel in the victim’s door to gain access to the house. He was unsuccessful and then fled the scene.”
The FCPD says detectives identified Menyoli based on a review of surveillance footage.
He was arrested on Tuesday (Dec. 12) in Prince George’s County and charged with burglary, assault, and property destruction. He is awaiting extradition to Fairfax County, according to the police department.
Police also made an arrest on Tuesday in a string of five burglaries that started on Monday (Dec. 11). The incidents started with a home burglary and the theft of a Nissan Altima in Oakton around 8 p.m. and ended after 9:10 a.m. in Fairfax Station when a 93-year-old woman reported a break-in at her house to 911.
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