March 27, 2023
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police are investigating an assault that occurred on Sunday, March 26, in the 3000 block of Water Creek Court.
At about 10:45 p.m. on March 26, police responded to a report that an adult female had been assaulted. The victim reported that she was walking to her apartment when an unknown man walked past her and started to speak to her. She told the man she did not speak English, but he continued to speak to her. A few moments later, the man punched her in the face and began to strangle her. At one point, the suspect attempted to drag her into the woods. The victim was able to get away from the suspect and scream for help. The suspect fled into the woods toward Genito Place. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect is described as a Black male in his mid-to-late 20s. He was about 5 feet 6 inches to about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a slim build and face. He had a small nose and dark eyes.
Anyone with information about this assault is urged to contact police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.