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Suspect Wanted for Attempted Sexual Assault; SVID Asking for Home Surveillance Video

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Gaithersburg, MD - The Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division, Sex Assault Unit is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who attempted to sexually assault a Silver Spring woman.


On Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at approximately 7:55 p.m., the female victim was entering her home in the 9200 block of Second Avenue in Silver Spring, when the male suspect confronted the victim, entered her home, and began to physically assault her. The suspect attempted to sexually assault the victim, but she fought back, and the suspect ran from the home.


MCPD 3rd District officers responded to the address and began a search for the suspect, who is described as a Black male, between 5-feet, 10 inches and 5-feet, 11-inches, approximately 20-years-old, thin build and wearing dark clothing.

SVID detectives are asking for neighbors with home security cameras, who may have captured images of the suspect to call 240-773-5050


Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to visit the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD website at and 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.


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Release ID: 24-174
Media Contact: S.D. Goff 
Categories: sexual-offense