Police In Montgomery County Searching For Suspect In Attempted Sexual Assault



The incident occurred last week in Germantown.



Germantown, Md (KM) Montgomery County Police are looking for a suspect in an attempted sexual assault last week in Germantown.

Authorities responded to Briarcliff Terrace just after 7:00 PM on Sunday, April 4th. . Detectives determined the victim had entered the front of her apartment building when the suspect approached her, .and assaulted her. He tried to sexually assault her. But a neighbor heard the victim screaming and came to her aid   The suspect fled the scene on foot.

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as an Hispanic male in his late teens and early 20’s, 5’6″ to 5’9″, 150 to 170 pounds, with short black hair. He was wearing a dark colored sweatshirt, gray, jogger-style sweatpants and black shoes.

Anyone who has information on this attempted sexual assault is asked to contact Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division at 240-773-5050. Citizens can also remain anonymous and call Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS {8477}, or use the Crime Solver app.


By Kevin McManus