Police briefs for Friday, May 30, 2003

Four girls accused of assault in Dale City

A 13-year-old girl was attacked by four other girls — three 13-year-olds and one 14-year-old — at the corner of Lindendale and Lumbard roads in Dale City Wednesday at 4:15, county police said.

The girl went inside her house and called police, while the four girls were outside, trying to coax her out, Detective Dennis Mangan, Prince William police spokesman, said Thursday.

The victim did not require emergency medical care. The four girls were charged with assault by mob and released to their parents, Mangan said.

Group of men beat victim on Cherry Hill Road

A 22-year-old man was beaten by a group of eight or nine men at the dead end of Cherry Hill Road in Woodbridge while he was fishing, Detective Dennis Mangan, Prince William police spokesman, said Thursday. He was kicked and punched several times, but refused medical attention, Mangan said.

He got a good view of two of them, police said.

The first is described as white, between 18 and 21 years old, 5 feet 9 inches and about 150 pounds. He had brown hair and brown eyes. The second is white, between 19 and 21 years old, about 5 feet 11 inches and 175 pounds. They drove away in a white, two-door Oldsmobile Sedan.

Twenty cars damaged with BBs in Manassas

Twenty cars were damaged with B.Bs overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday, Sgt. Bill Goodman, Manassas police spokesman, said Thursday. Windows were shattered, doors were dented and paint was chipped in a number of locations throughout the city, Goodman said.