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18-year-old woman sexually assaulted in Glen Burnie; detectives searching for suspect

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Posted at 11:26 AM, May 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-22 11:44:12-04

GLEN BURNIE, Md. — Anne Arundel Police are currently searching for the suspect that sexually assaulted an 18-year-old woman in Glen Burnie on Monday.

According to officials, at around 7:15 p.m., officers arrived to the Glen Burnie area for a sex offense. The victim said that she had been walking along Route 648, near Scott Avenue in Glen Burnie, when an unknown male pulled her into a grassy area. She says that the male attempted to remove her clothing, but was unsuccessful and she was able to get away.

Detectives from The Sex Offense Unit started an investigation and hung flyers around the area and checked any possible surveillance systems that might have captured the crime.

The suspect is described as being a black male who’s about 5 feet, 10 inches tall, with a heavy build and who was last seen wearing grey Nike shoes. The victim also said that the suspect had “hairy arms.”

This is a very active and ongoing investigation.

Anne Arundel County Police are asking anyone with information to come forward by calling the Sex Offense Unit at (410) 222-4732. As for those who wish to remain anonymous, feel free to contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at (410) 222-4700.