The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman was assaulted while walking in Sterling on Friday evening.  

The victim was walking in the area of Magnolia Road and Locomotive Terrace around 9 p.m. when a stranger approached her. The suspect grabbed the victim from behind and pushed her to the ground before fleeing on foot in the direction of Thompson Square, the sheriff's office said in a news release. The victim did not suffer any physical injuries.

The suspect is described as being a Hispanic male, approximately 5’7” with short eyebrows. No clothing descriptions were obtained.   

Anyone with any information regarding the possible identity of the suspect is asked to contact Detective S. McCormack at 703-777-1021. You may also submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app. The Loudoun Sheriff app is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

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