Category Archives: Abduction

Good Samaritan Intervenes During Sexual Assault of Teenage Girl

Franconia Police District – A good Samaritan intervened Thursday night after witnessing a man sexually assault a teenage girl in the 7000 block of Backlick Court in Springfield. Officers responded around 7 p.m. and took 25-year-old Arjun Dhimal into custody.  Preliminarily, detectives believe Dhimal, who was unknown to the victim, approached her on a neighborhood sidewalk and sexually assaulted her.

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Attempted Abduction in Belle Haven

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are investigating an attempted abduction of a juvenile that occurred yesterday between 4:15 and 5 p.m. in the 6600 block of Fort Hunt Road.  A Belle View Elementary School student was walking on a sidewalk along Fort Hunt Road when a man approached from behind and picked the student

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Update: Detectives Release Sketch of Suspect from Attempted Abduction in Annandale

Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau have released a sketch of the suspect in the attempted abduction case that occurred on Sunday, Oct. 13 around 3 p.m. in Annandale. Anyone who has information or has surveillance images from Oct. 13 in the area of Wheatwheel Lane and Gallows Road that they believe may be helpful are asked to call our Major

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Two Men Arrested Following Robbery, Officer-Involved Shooting and Carjacking in Herndon

Edward Raul Mejia Sandoval, 22 and Manuel Enrique Casco, 34, both of Maryland, were arrested after robbing a local business shortly after 7 p.m. on Sept. 2 in the 700 block of Elden Street in the Town of Herndon. Mejia Sandoval was charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of threatening to abduct with the intent to defile.

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