Police canvass Fairfax neighborhood after woman stabbed on path

- Police are continuing their search for a man they say stabbed a woman while she was walking on a path in Fairfax.

The stabbing happened shortly after 7:30 a.m. Thursday near Vaden Drive and Sprague Avenue.

The 21-year-old victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to survive.

The suspect is a man of unknown race, about 5-foot-7-inches tall, with a medium build. He has a light to medium brown complexion and was wearing a black, hooded shirt that was pulled over his head.

Police spent hours canvassing the area which is very close to the Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metro station. Detectives continued the search Friday morning and handed out flyers to passersby.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Downham, or a Robbery Squad detective, at 703-246-7800. You can also call the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

You can submit a tip anonymously through Crime Solvers at fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES(274637).

A cash reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

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