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Woman sexually assaulted in Silver Spring

WASHINGTON – Police say a woman was sexually assaulted at knifepoint in Silver Spring on Thursday.

The Montgomery County Police say that a 21-year-old woman was walking near the Post Office on University Boulevard West at about 2:30 Thursday afternoon when a man approached her, showed her a knife and brought her into a backyard, where he sexually assaulted her.

Police describe the assailant as a black man who is 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a medium build, gray and black facial hair and several missing or broken teeth.

Anyone with information should call 240-773-5070. If you want to remain anonymous, the police say, call 866-411-8477.

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