Arlington County police searching for suspect who stabbed female in Rosslyn


    Arlington County Police Department

    Arlington County police are searching for a suspect who stabbed a female Saturday evening in Rosslyn.

    Police said the stabbing occurred in the 1600 block of Fort Myer Drive around 6:47 p.m. when an unknown male approached a female walking in the area and stabbed her. He then fled the scene on foot.

    The female victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, where she is in stable condition, according to police.

    The suspect – who was captured on a surveillance camera – is described as a 5-foot-10, 160-pound black male who was wearing a long black trench coat and white hat at the time of the incident.

    Anyone with information on the stabbing is asked to contact Detective G. Seibert of the Homicide/Robbery Unit at (703) 228-4199 or gseibert@arlingtonva.us. Information may also be provided anonymously through the Arlington County Crime Solvers Hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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