Silver Spring Man Arrested for Sexual Assault in Bethesda Fitness Center

An 18-year-old Silver Spring man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting two women inside the LA Fitness in the 11400 block of Rockville Pike in Bethesda.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, Montgomery County Police officers responded to LA Fitness gym after two female members reported being sexually assaulted while showering.

As a result of the investigation, detectives developed Samba Dieng as a suspect, and a warrant for his arrest was obtained charging him with Second-Degree Rape, Fourth-Degree Sex Offense, and two counts of Second-Degree Assault. Dieng was arrested today at his home in Silver Spring, MCPD said in a news release.

During their investigation, detectives determined that Dieng visited several LA Fitness gyms throughout Montgomery County and Prince George’s County, and they believe that there may be other victims. Anyone with information regarding this suspect or additional victims is asked to call the Special Victims Investigations Division at (240) 773-5050.

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