LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — Police have released a sketch of the suspect wanted for two assaults near the Northern Virginia Community College campus in Loudoun County.
The suspect is described as a 5-foot-6-inch to 5-foot-7-inch male in his 20s with an athletic build and short black hair. Victims of the assaults told police the suspect is either white, Hispanic or Middle Eastern and that he spoke with a thick accent of an unknown descent. He was last seen wearing a dark colored T-shirt and striped shorts.
The first reported assault occurred on the NOVA campus around 7 p.m. Monday. The second assault occurred less than an hour later at an off-campus bus stop. A female NOVA student told police she was at a bus stop in the 21100 block of Potomac View Road when an unknown male began talking to her, tried to kiss her cheek, and then hugged and kissed her.
Police are asking anyone with information on the identity of the suspect to call detective S. Tresselt of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 703-777-0475, or Sgt. K. Haynes of the NOVA Police Department at 703-764-5000.