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ASHBURN, Va. (WUSA9) -- A Va. man has been arrested for an attempted sexual assault of a woman at an apartment complex on Saturday.

Authorities said they arrested 22-year-old Tchalim K. Lidawo, of Ashburn, Va. early Sunday morning.

According to authorities, deputies responded to the area of Dodge Terrace for the report of an attempted sexual assault of a woman.

Authorities said the victim was taking the trash out when Lidawo came up behind her and tried to assault her.

Lidawo ran away when a passerby intervened. The victim did not know Lidawo, authorities said.

Deputies searched the area and took Lidawo into custody.

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