Riverdale man arrested for Crystal City sexual assault

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Wondimagegn Azemach, 19, of Riverdale, Maryland charged with abduction with intent to defile and sexual battery

ARLINGTON, Va. (WDVM) — The man wanted for a sexual assault in Crystal City last week has been identified and arrested thanks to help from a community member.

Following a tip from a member of the public, police arrested Wondimagegn Azemach, 19, of Riverdale, Maryland and charged him with abduction with intent to defile and sexual battery. On Thursday, the suspect allegedly lured a female victim into a building near the Crystal City Shops on the 1500 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. Police say the suspect then inappropriately touched and sexually assaulted the victim before fleeing the area.

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