Police search for Md. sexual assault suspect

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Officials are looking for a suspect in connection to a sexual assault incident at a trail on Sligo Creek Parkway.

The incident happened on April 21 around 7:10 a.m. when a female victim was jogging onthe Sligo Creek trail between Maple Avenue and Piney Branch Road. The victim passed the suspect on the trail, and turned around to head back down the trail when the suspect grabbed her "buttocks" as she passed him. She was able to escape and the suspect left in the opposite direction, police said.

Officials describe the suspect as a stocky black male, approximately 5'10'. He was last seen wearing black sweat pants and a blue hoodie. The suspects face was partially concealed by a hoodie.

Anyone with any information should call the Maryland-National Capital Park Police at 301-949-8010.


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