Police from the Mason station arrested a 28-year-old Annandale man for two counts of aggravated sexual battery after receiving complaints that he had inappropriately touched children at a home childcare facility at 6412 Holyoke Drive.
Elwood Lewis “Louis” Thomas was a resident of that address, which was also the site of Happy Land Daycare.
According to a news bulletin, a 14-year-old girl alleged that Thomas had inappropriately touched her on numerous occasions when she attended the daycare when she was 11 and 12 years old. Police are investigating reports from other children alleging inappropriate sexual touching while they attended Happy Land.
The day care center has closed after operating for several years. Holyoke Drive is off Old Columbia Pike between Lincolnia Road and Gainer Street.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact Det. R.K. Castilon, 703/245-3793, or Crime Solvers, 866/411-TIPS/8477 or text “TIP187 plus your message to CRIMES/274637.
|6412 Holyoke Drive, Annandale|