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Woman Reportedly Robbed on Woodburn Village Drive in Annandale

Nearby residents helped subdue the woman's alleged attacker before police arrived on scene.

A woman was robbed in Annandale over the weekend on Woodburn Village Drive. Patch file photo.
A woman was robbed in Annandale over the weekend on Woodburn Village Drive. Patch file photo.
A woman was robbed in Annandale on Saturday, according to Fairfax County police.

A woman was walking in the 3300 block of Woodburn Village Drive on Saturday around 5:53 a.m. when a man grabbed her purse and assaulted her, the crime report released on Monday states.

The woman cried out and alerted several people in the area to the situation. Many of them came to her aid and restrained the suspect until police arrived, according to the report.

Mohamed Barakat, 26, of Reston, was charged with robbery and assault.            

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