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Police: Man arrested for allegedly using syringe to poke woman inside Anne Arundel store

Thomas Bryon Stemen
Posted at 8:05 PM, Feb 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-26 10:05:47-05

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. — Police have arrested a man suspected of using a syringe to assault a woman in Anne Arundel.

A woman reported she was assaulted by an unknown suspect with what is believed to be a syringe. Video surveillance from the business was pulled and a man is seen walking near the victim.

The video shows the suspect lean into, and assault the victim.

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On Wednesday, detectives received a tip identifying a potential suspect. Through investigative means, detectives were able to positively identify the suspect as Thomas Bryon Stemen of Churchton, Maryland.

Stemen was placed under arrest where he was charged with 1st and 2nd Degree Assault and Reckless Endangerment.

If you have any further information, please contact the Anne Arundel County Police, Southern District Detective Unit 410-222-1960. You may also call the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.