A woman was sexually assaulted Monday night on a train near the Virginia Square station, according to Metro.
“At approximately 10 p.m. [Monday], Metro Transit Police responded to a report of a sexual assault aboard a train near Virginia Square Station,” a Metro spokesman tells ARLnow. “An adult female victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A male suspect was stopped by MTPD officers at Metro Center Station a short time later.”
The incident was first reported online by local public safety watchdog Dave Statter.
New: @ArlingtonVaPD are with an injured woman at the Virginia Square Metro Station. Preliminary information is that she was struck and robbed by a man while on a train two or three stops west of that station. The woman says the man had a knife and attempted to sexually assault…
— Dave Statter (@STATter911) January 9, 2024
The suspect was identified by Metro as 18-year-old Saiquan Jackson of Northeast D.C. He’s expected to be charged with attempted rape and strangulation, the spokesman said last night.
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