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Police searching for suspects who assaulted boy on Capital Crescent Trail

Police are asking anyone who may have information to contact them.

CHEVY CHASE, Md. — A boy was beaten up by a group of other boys while on the Capital Crescent Trail and police are searching for those responsible.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. near Little Falls Parkway and Dorset Avenue in Chevy Chase, Maryland, according to Maryland National Capitol Park Police, Montgomery County Division (MNCPP). 

Investigators say the boy, only described as a juvenile, was riding his bike on the trail when three other juvenile males approached him, knocked him to the ground and beat him up.

The boy had minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital, according to police. It's not clear whether the three suspects knew the victim. 

Police said the area where it happened is a heavily traveled part of the trail. 

MNCPP investigators are working to find any camera footage or witness testimony.

Anyone who may have information is asked to call Maryland National Capitol Park Police at 301-929-2748, visit MNCParkPolice.org or email crimetips@nmcparkpolice.org.

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