Franconia Police District – Our Sex Crimes detectives continue to work diligently on a violent crime that took place on March 30 of 2016. They will be in and around the area of the 7000 block of Commerce Street today around 5:30; going door to door, passing out flyers and asking anyone with information to call us.
Commerce Street Canvass Flyer (In Spanish and English)
From original release – Officers responded to the 7000 block of Commerce Street on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, shortly after 6 a.m. for the report of a robbery. A 40-year-old woman was walking alone behind the shopping center when an unknown male grabbed her and pulled her into a storage container where he robbed and sexually assaulted her. The victim was able to get home and then call police. This case was initially received as a robbery report. Further investigation revealed that a sexual assault had also occurred. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 6 to 5 feet 9 inches tall and 140 to 160 pounds. The suspect left the scene in an older model red car with a distinctive white or gray patch/mark on the driver’s door.
Link to previous release of information about this crime https://fcpdnews.wordpress.com/2016/04/07/update-robbery-and-sexual-assault-in-springfield/
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective E.B. Weeks at 703-246-3793, or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org 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.
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