On 11/11/09, members of the FPD Patrol Division responded to an attempted sexual assault. A female victim advised she was walking in the area of E. Church St. and Highland Ave., between 0400 and 0500 hours, when she was followed by a male that assaulted her. The male attempted to pull the woman’s clothes off and struck her several times. The victim was able to fight off her attacker, sustained minor injuries, and is in good condition. The male was described as:
6-02 to 6-04
Light brown to dark blond hair, curls and unkempt
Full beard and mustache
Black T- shirt
Dark blue jeans
FPD’s Criminal Investigation Division will be following up with the investigation. In the meantime, anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area is asked to contact Sgt. J.P. Hayer at 301-600-1265 or the FPD crime tip line at 240-600-TIPS.