Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating a Man Who Fled Mental Health Facility

Fairfax County Police are assisting the Virginia State Police to locate a man who fled the Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute, located at 3302 Gallows Road in Falls Church. Michael Marshall, 33, escaped from the facility today (February 29); he was noticed missing around 6 p.m. Marshall has been known to exhibit violent behavior. A detention order has been issued for his immediate apprehension and return. 

He is described as black, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 235 pounds, with black hair and glasses. His clothing description is unknown at this time.

Marshall could be on foot in the Annandale/Falls Church area near the mental health facility but has ties to the area near Sequoia Farms Drive and Woodfield Drive in Centreville and the Sterling area. We ask that anyone who sees or has information on Marshall’s whereabouts contact police immediately at 703-691-2131. Please exercise caution and do not approach him.
For details, contact the Virginia State Police.