Suspect Arrested In Assault In Germantown

The incident occurred on Sunday, April 4th.

Brian Valle

Photo of Brian Valle, 18


Rockville, Md (KM) Montgomery County Police have made an arrested in connection with an assault in Germantown earlier this month. Brian Valle, 18, of 19900 block of Apple Ridge Place in Montgomery Village,  is charged with attempted 1st-degree rape and indecent exposure .

Authorities say during the evening of Sunday, April 4th, the victim had entered the front of her apartment building on Briarcliff Terrace when the suspect approached, and attempted to sexually assault her. She screamed and a neighbor came to help. The suspect fled the area on foot.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Valle was taken into custody on Wednesday. He is being held without bond.


By Kevin McManus