Montgomery Co. park police seek suspect in assault, injuring of cyclist

Maryland law enforcement officers are seeking an assault suspect wanted for pushing a 64-year-old man from his bicycle in South Kensington on Saturday.

The Maryland-National Capital Park Police’s Montgomery County division is attempting to identify a suspect said to have pushed and seriously injured the cyclist around 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 12, in the area of Beach Drive and Kensington Parkway near Rock Creek.

An eyewitness photo tweeted Monday showed a suspect in a white shirt and black shorts, described by police as a white male in his 30s who is believed to frequent the area:

Before the assault, the suspect and victim exchanged words. Police tweeted video of the two.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators by calling 301-929-2748 or emailing crimetips@mncparkpolice.org with case reference number 20002180.

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