Maryland man assaulted woman working at Leesburg apartment complex, cops say

A Maryland contractor is facing felony charges after he cornered a woman working at a Leesburg apartment complex and assaulted her, police say.

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Leesburg police investigators responded to the apartment complex on Edwards Ferry Road, Northeast around 12:15 p.m.

When they arrived, the victim told them that the man repeatedly made unwanted advances toward her and tried to kiss her.

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When she tried to leave, he kept blocking her from exiting until she forced her way past him.

Police charged 41-year-old Teferi Aynalem of Beltsville with one count of abduction and one count of assault.

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Aynalem  was jailed in Loudoun County without bond.