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Sexual Assault in Reston Area

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred Tuesday, Feb. 26. Around 11:20 p.m. a 32-year-old woman was walking from Pinecrest Road through the Laurel Glade apartments when she reported a man grabbed her from behind and displayed a weapon. She was pulled into a van where a second man was waiting. The van was driven to Green Range Drive near Emerald Heights Court, where the victim was sexually assaulted and then released.

The suspects were described as possibly Hispanic and the van was described as being similar to an older model Plymouth Voyager.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

Public Art Film Series Comes to Reston

As part of its public art film series, the Initiative for Public Art-Reston (IPAR), in collaboration with the Reston Community Center, is presenting a selection of videos highlighting artworks commissioned by the State Department through the Art in Embassies (AIE) program. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, today AIE is a public-private partnership that engages more than 20,000 participants globally, including artists, museums, galleries, universities, and private collectors. It encompasses more than 200 venues in 189 countries. Free and open to the public, the public art film program is part of the Reston Community Center’s “Tuesday Night at the Movies” series and will take place on Tuesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. at CenterStage at Reston Community Center (RCC), Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, Virginia, 20191.

Camille Benton, a curator of the AIE program, will introduce the videos and talk about the program. For more information on the public art film program, call 703-467-9797 or visit www.publicartreston.org.