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Man allegedly follows woman into restroom, assaults her before exposing himself at Springfield mall

The suspect is described by police as a 5’10” to 6’0″ black man, weighing 150 to 180 pounds. Police believe he is in his early 20s.

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Police need your help identifying a man who they say followed a woman into a restroom and assaulted her before exposing himself at the Springfield Town Center.

The incident happened on Feb. 27 at the Springfield shopping centre located at 6500 Springfield Mall in Springfield, Va.

Police say the suspect followed a woman into the shopping centre’s restroom and grabbed her by the hand. Once the woman pulled away, police say the man exposed himself to her. The woman then shouted at the man and police say he ran away.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Franconia District Station at 703-922-0889. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting, or calling 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). They can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 27463