WOODBRIDGE,Va. (WUSA) - Police say a 24-year-old Woodbridge man has been charged with armed robbery and forcible rape after an incident at a Springfield area hotel.

According to police, Joshua T. Franklin, of 14743 Alabama Avenue met up with two women at an Extended Stay Hotel, located at 6800 Metropolitan Center Drive, after arranging a meeting through an online service. Franklin showed a gun, and sexually assaulted both women before telling them to engage in sex acts.


Police said the women who are ages 18 and 25, didn't need medical attention.

Police are looking to see if similar cases in other areas are linked.

If you have any information, please call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477 or call Fairfax County Police at 703.691.2131.

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