A woman was sexually-assaulted and wounded by a knife-wielding attacker in Takoma Park at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. Takoma Park police officers responded to the scene in the 7700 block of Maple Avenue and found a female victim with lacerations to her leg. She told officers that she met up with a man she had met through a dating app, and that he had sexually assaulted her.
The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Detectives were able to identify the male suspect, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. Anyone with information about this incident, or who believes they were victimized by the same suspect, can contact the Takoma Park Police Criminal Investigations Division at 301-270-1100.