Police: Attempted Abduction at Knifepoint at Reston Town Center

Fairfax County Police A woman told police a man with a knife attempted to abduct her as she was getting into her car on Wednesday afternoon at Reston Town Center.

Fairfax County Police said the woman was parked in the parking garage at Freedom and Fountain Drives about 3:30 p.m.

A man approached the victim and displayed a knife. The victim screamed loudly; she shouted for help and the suspect walked away, police said.

Officers were able to identify a suspect and obtained a warrant for Derrion M. l.ewis, 27, of Herndon, charging him with abduction.

Police, citing a pending case, did not give details on whether the suspect and victim knew one another or how they identified the suspect so quickly.

Officers have attempted to serve the warrant, but Lewis could not be located. The warrant is on file. The victim did not require medical attention.

Recent Stories

LGBTQIA+ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual/agender, and other gender and sexual minority identities (via Sharon McCutcheon/Unsplash) Students and staff in the LGBTQIA+ community expressed relief yesterday…

With giving Tuesday on the horizon, the season of charity and gift-giving has arrived. A number of local organizations have launched year-end campaigns and donations drives. We’ve rounded up some…

Meet Comical Coco, an adult chi mix, a 15-pound happy little guy who is reportedly great with other dogs and kids. Here’s what Stone’s friends at Safe Haven Puppy Rescue…

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, many local entities and organizations will be closed. Fairfax County government offices and Fairfax County Public Schools will be closed for Thanksgiving (Thursday, Nov. 25)…


Subscribe to our mailing list