Attempted burglary, assault in Burke

mclean-police-blotterFairfax County Police are investigating an attempted burglary and assault that occurred Friday evening in the Burke area.

Investigators say that around 6:50 p.m., a 37-year-old woman answered a knock on her door in the 10200 block of Scarborough Commons Court. A man standing at the door spoke briefly with the victim and then attempted to push his way inside the residence. The suspect also struck the victim in the upper body.

The victim was able to slam the door shut and the suspect fled on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries and did not require transport to a hospital

The suspect was described as Hispanic, 20s, with brown hair, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds and wearing a black t-shirt and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

 

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