Slasher In Custody, Peruvian Authorities Say
South American law officials tell CNN they have caught the suspect in series of Fairfax County butt slashings.
CNN is reporting that a man suspected in a series of buttock slashings in Fairfax County has been captured in Peru.
Johnny D. Guillen Pimentel, 40, was arrested Friday in Lima, according to Interpol Peru.
Fairfax County Police have been looking for Pimentel since last summer, after they received a tip he could be responsible for a series of incidents in which young women were stabbed in retail stores from February to July of 2011. It was reported in late December that authorities believed he may have fled to Peru.
A total of nine known cases have been reported to police, detailed in a list of incidents on the department's homepage. The last known assault was July 25 at Forever 21 in Fair Oaks Mall.
The complete list of incidents are:
- July 25, Fair Oaks Mall, Forever XXI
- June 20, Greenbriar Shopping Center, Marshalls
- June 18, Tysons Corner Mall, H & M
- June 8, Fairfax Towne Center, T.J. Maxx
- May 16, Fair Oaks Mall, Ann Taylor
- March 11, Tysons Corner Center, H & M
- February 14, Fair Oaks Mall, near Champps
- February, Fair Oaks Mall (no other info available)
- February, Fair Oaks Mall, Forever XXI (no other info available)
To interact with a map of the stabbing locations, click here.