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Detectives Seek Identity of Bethesda Sexual Assault Suspect

For Immediate Release: Friday, November 2, 2012

Detectives from the Montgomery County Major Crimes Division are continuing to investigate the sexual assault of an adult female that occurred along the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda on October 21, 2012.

Today, detectives are releasing a composite sketch of the suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured individual.  The suspect is described as a white male, thin build, with a pale complexion.  The suspect is approximately 6’00” tall, with short brown hair.

Additionally, a white male riding a bicycle was observed in the area at the time of the assault and may have information that can assist investigators. The bicycle is similar to the one pictured below.

Detectives are asking anyone who believes they know the suspect in the composite sketch or is familiar with the bicycle or the bicycle rider to contact the Montgomery County Police non-emergency line at (301) 279-8000. For those callers wishing to remain anonymous please contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or 240-773-TIPS (8477).  Anonymous tips can also be provided by typing “MCPD” plus the tip on a cell phone or PDA and texting it to 274637 (CRIMES). Crime Solvers of Montgomery County is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information provided anonymously to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of the individual(s) responsible.

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Release ID: 12-284
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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