Police Investigating Wheaton Mall Assault

Montgomery County Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two suspects caught on surveillance video in connection with an April 15 assault at Wheaton Mall.

“At approximately 8 p.m., on Friday, April 15, 4th District officers responded to the Wheaton Mall, located in the 11100 block of Veirs Mill Road for an assault that just occurred,” reads an MCPD news release. “The investigation by detectives determined that the female victim was inside the mall when she was approached by two female suspects. The suspects approached the victim and pushed her down on the ground. Once on the ground, the suspects began kicking the victim in the face. One of the suspects then sprayed bleach in the victim’s eyes prior to fleeing the scene.

“The suspects are described as two Black females in their late teens. The first suspect was wearing blue jeans, a black hooded sweater, a black bonnet, and black and purple shoes. She was also carrying a white purse. The second female suspect wore her hair in long black and blonde braids, blue jeans, a black hooded sweater, and blue, black, and white Nike high-top sneakers.”

Crime Solvers of Montgomery County is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspects. Anonymous tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at (866) 411-TIPS (8477), submit a tip online, or via the P3 Tips app.

Photo: MCPD/YouTube

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