Detectives Release Suspect Sketch in Springfield Assault

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in an assault that occurred on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 around 12:30 a.m. in the 6300 block of Amherst Avenue. A woman was at a bar when an unknown male approached her from behind and inappropriately touched her. The victim was not injured.


The suspect was described as white, 28 to 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 150 to 180 pounds with a muscular build and dark hair. He was wearing a black baseball hat and a red T-shirt.

If you recognize this person, or if you have any information about this crime, please contact Detective Phil Edwards at 703-922-0894.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.