Fairfax City Police are searching for a man who attacked and attempted to rob a bicyclist on Main Street near Providence Square Saturday.
A 43-year-old Fairfax man was riding his bicycle in the 10300 block of Main Street when the suspect stopped him between 10:30-11 p.m. The suspect demanded money, punched the victim and rifled through his pockets, finding nothing, said Sgt. Joe Johnson of the City of Fairfax Police Department.
The victim was able to escape on his bicycle with few or no injuries. He later described his attacker as a black man, about 30 years old, five feet four inches tall, about 150 pounds with a clean-cut appearance in a black jacket and black or brown pants.
City police say the man didn't use a weapon in the attack.
Know anything about this case? Contact the City of Fairfax Police Department at 703-385-7960.