SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police say two men walking with a third man assaulted and then attempted to rob him on Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring.
According to police, approximately 1:45 a.m., an officer in the 8200 block of Piney Branch Road saw a man throwing something at an apartment window above the El Sitio Restaurant. He was with two other men.
The three then left and began walking on Piney Branch Road, said police. At the intersection of Piney Branch Road and Dale Drive, two men began to assault and attempt to rob the man who had been throwing objects at the window.
The officer approached the group, say police, and one man started to run away. the officer was able to catch up with him, and took both suspects into custody.
Carlos Bosque, 28, and Edgar Cruz, 27, both of Hyattsville, were both charged with attempted robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, second degree assault, and conspiracy to commit second degree assault, according to police.
Bosque is being held on a $25,000 bond while Cruz is being held on a $20,000 bond, say police.