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Detectives Continue to Investigate Lost Knife Road Attempted Abduction; Composite Sketch of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 11, 2024

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police - Special Victims Investigations Division (SVID) have obtained a composite sketch of a suspect who attempted to abduct a 10-year-old girl in the 18300 Block of Lost Knife Road. Detectives have released the composite sketch of the suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him. 


On Sunday, March 10, 2024, at approximately 3 p.m., a 10-year-old girl was sitting outside of an apartment building in the 18300 Block of Lost Knife Road.  The victim told police that while sitting there, an unknown male grabbed her arm and told her to come with him.  The victim believes the suspect ran away when he saw police cars that were in the neighborhood.


The suspect is described as a light complected unknown race male, between twenty-five and thirty-five years old, with a thin build, a tattoo on the left side of the face and a straight piece of blonde hair. The suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt, a black sweatshirt jacket with a hood and black pants.


Anyone with information regarding this case or suspect is asked to call 240-773-5400 or visit the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD website at Click on the “” link at the top of the page or call 1-866-411-8477.  Tips with information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward from $250 up to $10,000. Tips may remain anonymous.

composite sketch of the suspectcomposite sketch of the suspect (Original Image)

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Release ID: 24-152
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