Woman Assaulted on Commuter Bus; Suspect Apprehended

Tracy Lewis

Tracy Lewis

Police arrested Tracy E. Lewis, 48, of Alexandria, following an investigation of a sexual assault on a commuter bus.  Officers were called out to the 5500 block of Leesburg Pike in Falls Church at about 11:24 a.m. on Saturday, August 29, for a reported sex offense. 

An investigation determined that the victim, an 18-year-old woman, boarded a commuter bus at Lee Highway near Annandale Road. A man allegedly sat down beside her and engaged her in conversation. The suspect inappropriately touched the woman and prevented her from getting out of her seat. The suspect exited the bus near Lee Highway and Carlin Springs Road. The victim got off at the next bus stop and called police. The victim did not require medical attention.  

Tracy E. Lewis was arrested by Alexandria City Police September 2, in their jurisdiction and charged with the outstanding Fairfax County warrants for abduction and sexual battery.

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