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Update: Police Release a Sketch of the Suspect in Germantown Sexual Assault

For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 26, 2010

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Homicide/Sex Section continue to investigate a rape that occurred early Saturday morning at the Churchill Senior Living Center located at 21000 Father Hurley Boulevard in Germantown.  Detectives have worked with the victim of this crime and now have a sketch of the suspect to release.

At approximately 4:15 a.m. on August 21, 5th District officers responded to a Life Alert call from that location.  The officers learned that an 86-year-old woman, who lives in an independent living complex, had been the victim of a physical and sexual assault.  The preliminary investigation revealed that the unknown male suspect had gained entry through an unlocked window.  The victim was in bed at the time of the assault, and the suspect fled out the window at the conclusion of the assault.  The victim was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, and has since been released.

The suspect is described as a black male, between the ages of 18 and 25 years old, 5’8” to 5’9” tall, with a thin build, and no facial hair.  He was wearing black jeans at the time of the assault.

Anyone who has information regarding the identity and/or location of the suspect is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  Those who wish to remain anonymous should call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information provided to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment for the person responsible for this felony crime.

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Release ID: 10-005
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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