Woman Stabbed Watching Fireworks in F.C. Area Parking Lot

Fairfax County Police say a 65-year-old woman was stabbed last night while watching fireworks from a parking lot just over the Falls Church City line on Leesburg Pike.

According to police reports, around 10:25 p.m. the woman was sitting in a shopping center parking lot at 7129 Leesburg Pike, with a group of friends watching fireworks. An unknown male approached the woman from behind and stabbed her in the upper body. The suspect fled on foot and a witness gave chase but lost sight of him.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of her serious but non life-threatening injuries. The suspect was described as white, possibly 18 to 20 years old, with short blonde hair. He was wearing a white tank top and shorts.

Detectives are hopeful someone in the area may have seen the incident or the suspect and have information. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS, email via our secure link at or text “TIP187″ plus your tip to CRIMES.