Esmaal Khalilpour mugshot

Esmaal Khalilpour

A man was arrested Friday in Leesburg after allegedly brandishing a firearm and chasing a female in the parking lot of the Shenandoah Square Shopping Center, according to the Leesburg Police Department.

Officers responded to shopping center in the 900 block of Edwards Ferry Rd. NE around 12:54 p.m. and reportedly took the suspect into custody quickly and without added incident.

Esmaal Khalilpour, 60, of Sterling, was charged with abduction, displaying a firearm in the commission of a felony, assault and brandishing.

The victim — who reportedly knew Khalilpour — received treatment for apparent minor injuries from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue.

Khalilpour was being held without bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center following the incident.

-Times-Mirror Staff Report

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