Police Investigate Assault at Wheaton Mall

Montgomery County Police (MCP) offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects who assaulted a woman in Silver Spring on Friday, April 15, according to a press release.

MCP released this video of the suspects from a nearby Metro station to aid in their identification.

Police responded to a call on April 15 where a victim was assaulted by two other women while entering Wheaton Mall, located in the 11100 block of Veirs Mill Road.

The women approached the victim and pushed her to the ground and then kicked the victim in the face. One of the assailants sprayed bleach in the victim’s eyes before running away.

MCPD described the suspects as “two Black females in their late teens”. One 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 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.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the 4th District Investigative Section at 240-773- 5530 or 240-773-TIPS. They can also call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

Callers can remain anonymous.

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