Early Morning Assault Reported in Sterling

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported attempted sexual assault in Colonnade neighborhood of Sterling, near Dulles Town Center.

The victim, an adult female, was walking home from the area of Waterview Plaza around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. She told deputies that a man started following her and attempting to talk to her. In the area of Alberta Terrace and Edwards Terrace, he walked in front of her and pushed her to the ground. A struggle ensued and the victim punched the suspect. She was able to flee and returned home before contacting authorities.

The suspect was described as a dark-skinned, possibly Hispanic male, and was wearing a dark shirt and pants.

The victim was not physically injured during the assault.

Anyone with any information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective D. Orr at 703-777-0475. You may also submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app.

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