Fairfax County police are searching for a Springfield man who is wanted for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

Ricardo Delgado-Tobar, 48, of Abilene Street, fled the area after being contacted by officers during the course of an investigation, police said. Detectives do not know if he is still in the D.C. region or has left the United States.

A Fairfax County high school guidance counselor contacted authorities, after a 15-year-old girl said she had been sexually assaulted by Delgado-Tobar on numerous occasions, police said. The victim and the suspect are known to each other.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Delgado-Tobar is asked to contact Detective Les Anderson at 703-246-7800.

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