Girl Assaulted While Walking to School in the Lorton Area

West Springfield Police District – Officers responded to a report of an assault that took place around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 7 along Silverbrook Road near Monacan Road, in Lorton.

The victim, a 16-year-old girl, was walking along the sidewalk/pathway toward the school when a man grabbed her from behind around the waist. The victim screamed and the man ran off south of the location. She immediately reported the alleged assault to the school resource officer who checked the area, along with patrol officers. The suspect was not located.

The suspect was described as Hispanic, with a mustache, and wore dark clothing. This incident is under investigation.

If you have any information about this crime, please contact Officer C. Petrovich at 703-690-5517.

You may also 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.