Police seek help in sexual assault investigation

policeflyersDetectives from the Sexual Assault Unit of the Prince George's County Police Department are seeking the public's help regarding a sexual assault that occurred in Riverdale Park early Tuesday morning.

Around 5:30 am on August 11 a woman waiting at a bus stop in the 4300 block of Queensbury Road was approached by an adult male, struck in the head, forced into a nearby car and was sexually assaulted.

"The suspect then fled the area after he assaulted the female," said Cpl. Maria McKinney, a spokesperson for Prince George's County Police Department.  

The suspect is described as a black male, around 5’10” with a thin build. He had on a black long- sleeved shirt with a white shirt over it. He also wore a white baseball cap. He was driving a black four-door car.

Linda Wells, who has lived in the area for more than 20 years, said she hasn’t heard of a crime like this in the area before.  

"This is a very quiet neighborhood, nothing like this has ever happened. I just hope it was an isolated incident," Wells said.

On Wednesday evening, detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit returned to Queensbury Road and went to door to door and passing out Crime Solvers flyers seeking information in this investigation

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered in this case.

Anyone with information is urged to call the CID Sexual Assault Unit at (301) 772-4908. Callers can remain anonymous by calling CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS. You may also text “PGPD plus your tips” to CRIMES (274537) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.


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