ARLINGTON, Va. – Someone impersonating a police officer tried to lure a woman into his vehicle in the Ballston area, Arlington County police said.
The incident happened around 11:35 Saturday night. A 31-year-old woman was driving when she pulled over in the 4000 block of N. 11th Street after seeing a red rotating dashboard light, according to police.
The suspect pulled out a badge and told the woman to get out of the car and to go with him to the police station, police said.
The victim told the police impersonator she wanted an officer in uniform to respond to the scene. The suspect then fled the scene, police said.
The suspect is being described as a black man, about 6 feet tall and 200 pounds. He was wearing a faded black winter coat and blue jeans at the time of the incident, according to police.