Nearby: Assault and Attempted Abduction in Herndon

Fairfax County Police A teenage girl was walking home from school Friday when she was grabbed by a stranger in a red car, Fairfax County Police said.

Officers from the Reston District Station said the girl, 13, was walking home from school about 3 p.m. She was at Parcher Avenue and Springer Drive when she was approached by a man

She reported the man approached her in a red vehicle and tried engaging her in conversation. At one point, he exited the vehicle and grabbed a hold of her arm, but she broke free and fled. The victim did not require medical attention.

The suspect was described as Hispanic, in his 30s, with dark-colored hair and was wearing a dark-colored shirt. Detectives are not excluding the possibilities of a prior contact between the victim and suspect.

In other weekend crime news:

BURGLARY: 1500 block of Regatta Lane, Reston, between 8:30 p.m. on April 7 and 9:15 a.m. April 8. A woman reported someone entered her open garage and stole a purse from her vehicle.

LARCENIES:

  • 11000 block of Granby Court, property stolen from vehicles
  • 2000 block of Beacon Heights Drive, purse stolen from vehicle
  • 2000 block of Approach Lane, bag stolen from vehicle
  • 1800 block of Presidents Street, backpack stolen from business

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