Second Update – Suspect Arrested

062316 Target Suspect's mustang

McLean Police District – Detectives from the Major Crimes Division, Sex Crimes Squad, received an anonymous tip through Fairfax County Crime Solvers, identifying a possible suspect in the assault that occurred at the Target store on Saturday, June 18. In addition, a Fairfax County police officer, not involved in this case, saw the photographs of the suspect and recognized a logo on his shirt. With that information and other investigative leads, detectives were able to identify the suspect as Brendon Jennings Cordova, 19, of Vienna. As a result of negotiations with Cordova’s attorney, he turned himself in at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center on Thursday, June 23 at 8:30 a.m. He was charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery in connection with the assault at Target.

Photographs accompanying this release are of Cordova with and without glasses and of the car he was driving the day of the incident at Target.

Detectives are attempting to determine if there are other victims and would like to hear from anyone with information regarding this, or other similar cases. If anyone has information, please contact Detective L.D. Anderson of the Major Crimes Division, Criminal Investigation Bureau, at 703-246-7800.

You can also contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text a tip to “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police ay 703-691-2131.

View previous information released on this incident here:




Categories: All Police Districts, Assault, Mason Police District, McLean Police District, Sex Offenses

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