Police Investigating Sexual Assault on Rock Creek Park Trail

Detectives from the Maryland-National Capitol Park Police, Montgomery County Division, are investigating a sexual assault on the Rock Creek Trail in Kensington on March 9.

The assault occurred on the trail access at Parkwood Drive and Clearbrook Lane at 6:45 p.m. According to police, “a juvenile female was approached from behind, wrestled to the ground, and inappropriately touched.”

A nearby person who was exercising at the time heard the young woman scream and went to the area where he saw a male running away, police said. The suspect was described as Hispanic with a medium complexion, between five foot four inches and five foot six inches tall, in his late teens to mid-twenties with a round face, dark hair, dark clothing and not wearing a mask.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the criminal investigations unit at 301-929-2748 or submit information on line at crimetips@mcparkpolice.org.

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Suzanne Pollak

About Suzanne Pollak

Suzanne is a freelance reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She has over 35 years professional experience writing for newspapers, magazines, non-profit newsletters and the web.


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