Northern Virginia Police Beat: Detectives link DNA to Victor Alberto Serrano to attempted rape and abduction

Victor Alberto SERRANO

Victor Alberto SERRANO


WOODBRIDGE, VA. (Sept. 18, 2014)  — Prince William County Police report that they have made an arrest of a man suspected of being the wild man who rushed a woman who was entering her vehicle after getting off work on March 20, 2014.  The woman fought the man’s attempt to force her into the vehicle and he began to choke her. Police say that they both fell to the ground. The attacker continued to try to strangle her and force her into the back seat and failed and fled.  A search with a K-9 dog ensued.

The attack took place in a parking lot located in the area of Potomac Mills Cir and Nazarene Way in Woodbridge.

Police report that Detectives were able to link Victor Alberto Serrano, who has no listed address as the suspect to the incident after DNA evidence collected at the scene was analyzed. Officers located the suspect on Golansky Blvd where he was detained without incident. Following the investigation, the suspect was arrested on Sept. 16th.

Charged with abduction with intent to defile and strangulation with a Court date: October 10, 2014 | Bond: held WITHOUT bond.

Attempted Residential Burglary – On September 16th at 1:03PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 18900 block of Barnette Cir in Triangle (22172) to investigate a burglary in progress. The homeowner reported to police that he was watching TV when he observed an unknown man attempting to enter his residence through a bedroom window. When confronted by the homeowner, the man fled on foot. No entry was made into the home and no property was reported missing. A police K-9 and the Fairfax County Police helicopter were used to search for the suspect.

Suspect Description:

White male, between 40 & 49 years of age, 5’09”, 180lbs with a medium build, brown hair, brown eyes, a salt & pepper beard and a tattoos on both shoulders

Last seen wearing green & brown hat and shirt – no further description

Attempted Residential Burglary – On September 16th at 1:00PM, officers responded to a residence located in the 5000 block of Anchorstone Dr in Woodbridge (22192) to investigate an attempted burglary. The homeowner reported to police that sometime between 9:00AM and 12:00PM, entry was attempted into the residence through the front door which was found damaged. No entry was made into the home. A package, valued around $20, was reported missing from the front porch area.

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