Fairfax City police searching for man accused in attempted abduction

Police in Fairfax City are investigating after a suspect reportedly tried to abduct a woman in broad daylight. 

According to police, the incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. in the area of 10200 Main Street in Fairfax. They have not released many details surrounding the attempted abduction but said the victim is a woman and is currently being seen by medics as a precaution. 

The victim and suspect did not know each other, police say. 

Police have established a perimeter and are searching for the suspect, who is described as a black or Hispanic male wearing a white striped shirt, last seen on foot in the wooded area near 10200 Main Street.

Police say there will be a police helicopter and K-9 units in the area. They ask residents to please avoid the area if possible as the search is ongoing.