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FCPD: Man arrested for sexual assault of woman at Lorton park

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Fairfax County police recently arrested a D.C. man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman at a park in Lorton on New Year’s Day.

Police believe Mohannad Yousef Abura, 39, may have posed as a ride-share driver when he picked up the woman in Dupont Circle after midnight on Jan. 1, according to a news release published today.

Driving a blue Volkswagen Jetta sedan, Abura offered to take the woman home but instead drove her to an unnamed Lorton park and sexually assaulted her, the Fairfax County Police Department says.

Abura was arrested on Jan. 30, according to county court records. He has been charged with rape and abduction with the intent to defile, both felonies.

“Detectives are concerned there may be additional victims and are seeking information from the community who may have had unlawful contact with Abura,” the FCPD said.

The department is asking community members to call its Major Crimes Bureau detectives at 703-246-7800, option 3, if they have any information. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Fairfax Crime Solvers.

Abura is currently in custody at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center without bond. A preliminary hearing in the case has been scheduled for May 7, per the Fairfax County General District Court.

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