Police Charge Germantown Man with Assault



Montgomery County Police have arrested 22-year-old Randolph Middlebrook for first degree assault.

According to police, officers responded to the 11200 block of Valley Bend Drive for a domestic violence call at 9:15 p.m. on Aug. 18.

Police said the victim called 9-1-1 and stated that her boyfriend had struck her in head with a firearm and then physically forced her out of the residence. According to a police account, the victim’s two children, ages two and seven, witnessed the assault and remained in the home.

Officers attempted to make contact with Middlebrook several times without success, police said, and determined that he and the children were no longer in the home.

Investigators were able to locate and arrest Middlebrook in the 1800 block of Metzerott Road. Police said the victim’s children were located nearby, safe and unharmed, and reunited with the victim.

Middlebrook has been charged with first degree assault, second degree assault, and reckless endangerment.

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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