STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 35-year-old man for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl.
On November 15, authorities in Stafford received a report that an 11-year-old female and been sexually assaulted by 35-year-old David Alan Schwartz of 5375 Duke Street in Alexandria. Police say Schwartz was a friend of the 11-year-old girl’s family.
An investigation determined that Schwartz had been at the victim’s home in Stafford for a bonfire on the night of October 30. Police say he stayed the night at the victim’s home, and at some point during the night, sexually assaulted the 11-year-old victim. The victim told her mother about the sex assault a few weeks later after she learned that she and her family would be attending a party in which Schwartz would be present. The victim’s mother immediately contacted authorities.
Schwartz was later arrested on one count of object sexual penetration by force and one count of aggravated sexual battery. He is being held without bond at Rappahannock Regional Jail.