Ashburn man arrested and charged for kissing a juvenile on the cheek

Loudoun County Police arrested an Ashburn man Friday night after he had inappropriate contact with a juvenile on Halloween.

According to police, 68-year-old Seyed Vafaei, was charged with Assault and Battery in connection with the October 31 incident which occurred in the area of Tournament Pkwy and Palmer Classic Pkwy in Ashburn.

The juvenile victim reported to police she was walking in the neighborhood with her friends when the suspect approached them. Vafaei offered the victim candy and placed it in the victim's bag. As the victim attempted to catch up with her friends, Vafaei grabbed the victim's hand and kissed her on the cheek. The victim pulled away from Vafaei and caught up to her friends.

The incident was reported to the police the following day.

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has since discovered possible additional encounters. Vafaei has been seen in the community riding a bicycle wearing goggles.

Vafaei is currently being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond.

Anyone with any information regarding this case is asked to contact police at 703-777-0475.