Daycare Provider Arrested for Assaulting Child

Fair Oaks Police District – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau Child Abuse Squad have arrested a 42-year-old woman for assaulting a child in Herndon.

On Dec. 8, an employee of the Little Oaks Montessori Academy, 13525 Dulles Technology Drive #103, observed Wesal Houd Abu Issa of Herndon restrain an 18-month-old to a chair using tape. The employee reported the incident to the daycare staff and Child Protective Services. Officers were notified the following day, and detectives assumed the investigation. On Dec. 21, detectives obtained a warrant for assault. Last night, Abu Issa was arrested and released on an unsecure bond. (No mugshot is available).

We are asking anyone with information regarding these incidents to call our Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 3. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), and by web – Click HERE. Download the ‘P3 Tips’ App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.   

Victim specialists from our Victim Services Division have been assigned to ensure that the victim receives appropriate resources and assistance.   

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