Police ask for help in solving Md. cold case

WASHINGTON – Authorities are still looking for the suspects in a 2007 kidnapping and sexual assault case in Montgomery County.

On April 15, 2007, an 18-year-old woman was approached by a man while she was walking near Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road in the Wheaton-Glenmont area. The man pulled out a handgun and demanded the woman’s money before forcing her into a nearby vehicle where two other men were waiting.

The men restrained the woman and drove her to the 14500 block of Avery Road where they sexually assaulted her inside the car.

After, the men released the woman and fled on Avery Road towards Southlawn Lane, according to a Montgomery County police news release.

The woman began walking down Avery Road when a passerby saw her and called the police. She was taken to a hospital for medical care.

The men stole the woman’s wallet and were caught on surveillance footage using her Bank of America ATM card after the assault.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his early 20s, about 5-feet-6- inches tall, of medium build and a medium to dark complexion. He had short, black hair and a thin, mustache or goatee. He was wearing a black, Northface jacket, a short-sleeved, button-down shirt with square design, a hooded sweatshirt, baggy blue jeans, and black shoes. He was armed with a silver handgun.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his early 20′s, approximately 5-feet-8-inches tall, medium build, medium-dark complexion, a thin mustache and a dimple. He was wearing sunglasses, a black sweater, a hooded sweatshirt, and blue jeans. His teeth were noticeably crooked.

There was no description available for the third suspect.

The car was a black or dark-colored four-door.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information regarding this incident to please contact them at 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS. Crime solvers is offering up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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