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Detectives Seek Help from the Public to Identify Suspect in Street Robbery and Assault; Composite of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 20, 2018


Detectives from the Montgomery County Police 5th District Investigative Section are seeking help from the public as they investigate a robbery and assault that occurred on Monday, September 17 at approximately 8:35 p.m. on Laytonsville Road in Laytonsville.

Today they are releasing a computer-generated composite sketch of the suspect.

The investigation revealed that the adult female victim was driving a black 2017 Toyota Rav4 Sports Utility, when she pulled over in the 23600 block of Laytonville Road to use her phone. She did not notice that a car pulled up and stopped behind her.

While she was on the phone, the unknown male suspect got out of his car and walked up to her car. She did not open her door, but rolled down a window. The suspect demanded cash and she complied. He then reached in through the open window to assault her.

As the suspect saw other vehicles approaching, he ran away and got back into what is described as a small, black, four-door vehicle, possibly a Mazda. He drove off on Laytonsville Road towards Laytonsville.

The suspect is described as a black male, of unknown age, 6’ 2” tall, weighing 175 pounds, with brown eyes, very short black hair and has a gold upper tooth. He was wearing black jeans and a long-sleeved black T-shirt.

Detectives are asking anyone who can identify the suspect, or who was driving in the vicinity during the time of this incident and may have seen the encounter, to call them at 240-773-6237.

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Suspect Computer-generated CompositeSuspect Computer-generated Composite (Original Image)


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Release ID: 18-393
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: assault, press-releases