November 20, 2009 (12:30 a.m.)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On November 19, 2009 between 5:00 and 5:15 p.m. a woman was sexually assaulted on the Sligo Creek Stream Valley Trail in Takoma Park, Maryland. A man grabbed the victim as she jogged the trail and forced her into a wooded area where he sexually assaulted her. The assault occurred between Maple Avenue and the Carroll Avenue bridge.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male between 25- 35 years of age, 5'7 to 5'9, medium build, short military style black hair, wearing a heavy long sleeve beige shirt and loose fitting pants.
The Takoma Park Police and The Maryland-National Capital Park Police are jointly investigating this crime. Anyone who was in the area at the time, or has any information about this crime is asked to please call the Takoma Park Police at 301-270-1100.
Catherine E. Plevy
Public Information Officer (PIO)
Office of the Chief of Police
7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, Maryland 20912