Statement from Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. on Alleged Assault at the Immanuel Christian School

We are actively investigating an alleged assault on Sept. 23 at the Immanuel Christian School located in Fairfax County. The Va. Code Ann. § 16.1-301 prohibits our Police Department from disclosing to the community law enforcement records concerning juveniles.  The code section also provides that such disclosures may only occur under certain circumstances, generally related to the disclosure of the information by order of the court or to individuals involved with the juvenile in the criminal justice system.  As such, we are prohibited by law from disclosing further information regarding this case.