Jennifer Van Der Kleut reported this story.
A man is in Fairfax County police custody after allegedly trying to rob a man at knifepoint on Friday night.
Fairfax County Police said Monday a 43-year-old Herndon-area man was approached by a stranger as he walked home Friday night. The suspect displayed a knife and demanded the victim’s wallet, according to police. The victim ran away and located a patrol officer nearby.
Officers then found the suspect in the 2100 block of Centreville Road around 2:13 a.m. Friday.
An investigation determined Anthony A. Portillo, 22, of no fixed address, was in possession of stolen property.
Portillo was charged with attempted robbery and possession of stolen property.
No injuries to the victim were reported.