Detectives charged a 44-year-old Springfield man with two counts of attempted rape, burglary with intent to defile robbery, and animate object penetration on Friday, September 25. Choon Poong Lee was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.
Police responded to a report of a burglary and sexual assault on Wednesday, September 23 around 11:30 a.m. in the 2900 block of Covington Square Way. A suspect reportedly broke into the home, sexually assaulted the resident, stole several items and fled. The resident called police and sought medical attention.
Initially, the victim was unclear of the perpetrator’s identity, but detectives were able to develop information based on leads and interviews that indicated the victim had some familiarity with the suspect.
Once the suspect was identified, police were able to connect evidence with the crime and the suspect was charged.