This News Release has been put out to the Media by The Maryland-National Capital Park Police, who is working jointly with the Takoma Park Police in the below case.
City of Takoma Park Police Department
• 7500 Maple Avenue • Takoma Park, Md 20912
For more information contact:
Public Information Officer (PIO)
Catherine Plevy, 301/891.7142 or 240/338.2901
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
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.