Update: Investigators have determined that the report of a Purcellville teen being approached by a masked man was unfounded. They have ruled it to be a false report.
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious event that occurred Sunday in Purcellville.
The Purcellville Police Department initially responded to the area of McDaniel Drive and Frazer Drive just before 8 p.m. Sept. 4 after a 14-year-old reported that she was approached by an unknown masked male. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. after the teenager became separated from her friends while they were playing outside.
Sheriff’s Office detectives were called to assist with the investigation.
Residents are urged to report any suspicious activity by calling 703-777-1021.