Home invasion in Lorton area


Police are seeking a suspect in an apparent robbery attempt that took place Monday, July 14 in the 8000 block of Horseshoe Cottage Circle in the Lorton area. A 44-year-old woman was reportedly awoken by a man in her bedroom around 9:30 a.m.

The suspect bound the woman and led her through the home on an apparent search for money. He then locked her in a bathroom and continued his search. He fled a short time later. The victim was not seriously injured.

The suspect was described as having a dark complexion. He wore a black mask, black T-shirt and blue jeans. He was approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed approximately 180 pounds.