Woman Stabbed in the Falls Church Area

Fairfax County Crime Solvers is seeking information regarding a stabbing that occurred in the Falls Church area last night, Friday, July 4.
Around 10:25 p.m. a 65-year-old woman was sitting in a shopping center parking lot, located at 7129 Leesburg Pike, with a group of friends watching fireworks. An unknown male approached the woman from behind and stabbed her in the upper body. The suspect fled on foot and a witness gave chase but lost sight of him.
The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of her serious but non life-threatening injuries. The suspect was described as white, possibly 18 to 20 years old, with short blonde hair. He was wearing a white tank top and shorts.
Detectives are hopeful someone in the area may have seen the incident or the suspect and have information. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS, email via our secure link at http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your tip to CRIMES.