Police are investigating after the body of a male was found in a creek in a Silver Spring park Wednesday morning.

The body was found around 11:22 a.m. in the Long Branch Stream Valley Park near 8800 Garland Avenue, Montgomery County police said. The caller told police he was hiking in the woods when he spotted the body in a creek.

The victim's body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore where an autopsy will be performed.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this subject is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police, Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070. Callers may remain anonymous.