Chantilly attempted sexual assault case reported

An armed suspect grabbed a woman and attempted to sexually assault her in Chantilly on Sunday.

Police said the woman was walking home at about 9:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Elmwood Street. The suspect displayed a weapon, moved the victim a short distance and attempted to sexually assault her.

The suspect fled on foot and the victim didn’t require medical attention.

The suspect is described as white and tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a dark colored jacket, dark colored pants, and he concealed his face from the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.