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Juvenile arrested for alleged rape and abduction in Reston apartment building

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A juvenile was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping an adult woman in Reston.

The incident occurred just before 11:30 p.m. on April 15 in the laundry room of an apartment building on the 11900 block of Winterthur Lane, according to a Fairfax County Police Department press release. The victim was threatened with a knife before being sexually assaulted, police say.

Detectives from the Major Crimes Bureau quickly identified and apprehended the suspect following the incident. The juvenile is now being held at the Fairfax County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of rape, forcible sodomy and abduction with the intent to defile, without the possibility of bond.

According to police, the victim recognized the suspect from the area, but does not know them.