Man Arrested for Multiple Assaults in Springfield 

Franconia Police District – A 44-year-old man is in custody for assaulting two women in Springfield yesterday morning. Officers responded at 8:25 a.m. to the 6500 block of Frontier Drive for a report of a man assaulting a woman outside in a parking lot. Officers discovered the man grabbed the victim and assaulted her. Community members who witnessed the incident, attempted to intervene and the man left on a bicycle. As officers were investigating the first incident, an additional victim reported the same man approached her from behind and assaulted her in the parking lot of the 6500 block of Springfield Mall. The victim was able to push the man back, and he left on a bicycle. Officers located Randall Sills, of Maryland, nearby and arrested him. He was charged with malicious wounding, abduction with the intent to defile and attempted abduction with intent to defile. He is currently being held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center without bond. 

Detectives are asking for anyone with information about this case or had previous illegal contact with Sills to please call our Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 3. At this time, detectives do not believe the man is the suspect from the incident that occurred at the Target yesterday. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE. Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest. If you would like to be contacted by a detective, please provide your contact information.  

Victim specialists from our Major Crimes Bureau’s Victim Services Division have been assigned to ensure that the victims are receiving appropriate resources and assistance. 

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