At around 7:45p.m., a man entered the victim’s apartment through the front door. She was in the process of moving out. He surprised her and shoved her into an unfurnished room of the apartment. His weapon, a screwdriver that he brought with him, was used to threaten her while he bound her up and raped her. After the attack, he fled out the front door and stole her clothes and her cell phone. It’s believed he may have been associated with other residents in the apartment complex.
75L Plaza St. NE, Leesburg VA
- 41 Years Old. White Female. Raped.
At around 7:30p.m., a woman, waiting on a bus was approached by a man smoking a cigarette who asked when the next bus was coming. He then threatened her with a knife and forced her to a nearby apartment complex where he raped her behind an electrical box blocked from view by shrubs. She recalls him telling her to “stop shaking” and then pulled her clothes over her face as he raped her. He threatened that if she had AIDs or got pregnant, that he would “come for her.” The victim believes she saw the same man at her workplace about a month later; he was trying to steal baby clothes.
3700 Block of Rolling Hills Ave, Alexandria VA
- 29 Years Old. Black Female. Raped.
At the entrance to her townhouse community, the victim was attacked around 6p.m. by a man who walked up to her asking for directions. When close enough, he grabbed her, put her in a headlock and attempted to rob her. The female, a military officer, was able to fight back and removed the attacker of his knife. He then fled. Police were still able to retrieve DNA from the knife blade linking this case to the others.
Timber Forest Dr and Edsall Rd., Alexandria VA
- 35 Years Old. White Female. Attacked.
As the victim walked home around 7:30p.m. from a community center, she as approached from behind by the attacker. He put a knife to her throat and asked for money before forcing her into the nearby wooded area and raped her. There was a nearby construction site and several apartment buildings.
7309 Fordson Rd, Alexandria VA.
- 18 Years Old. Black Female. Raped.
At 11:17p.m., the victim was walking down Richmond Highway passing by a man in a phone booth at a gas station near Memorial St. After passing, the man came up and put her in a headlock and then threatened her with a knife. He forced her to the back steps of a nearby realty office and raped her.
6800 Block of Richmond Highway, Alexandria VA
At about 10p.m. two women were walking home from the Marlow Heights shopping center when a man approached them, demanding money. He pulled out a handgun, ordered them both into a nearby wooded area and raped them. This is the first case where he rapes two victims during the same incident.
4500 Block of 23rd Pkwy. Temple Hills, MD
Around 11p.m. a 16-year-old girl and 18-year-old woman were walking home together when they were passed by a man on a bicycle. He approached them on foot and after threatening them with a broken bottle, he managed to grab them both and force them to a nearby wooded area. He raped the 16-year-old girl then proceeded to flee towards Curtis Drive (a long road that runs along the edge of Oak Hill Townes). The 18-year-old female was not raped, but was a witness to the attack.
2900 Block of 31st Ave. Temple Hills, MD
At 12:45a.m. a woman was walking home situated near a busy road when a man approached her, displaying a knife with a serrated blade. The man raped her near a dumpster behind a Popeye’s restaurant
4600 Block of Silver Hill Rd. Suitland, MD.
An attacker, riding a black 10-speed bicycle, approached the victim as she walked home from work. The ECR initiated a conversation prior to pulling a gun on her and forcing her into nearby woods. He raped her and then fled on his bicycle.
6800 Block of Marlboro Pike. Forestville, MD.