SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County police are looking for the man who sexually assaulted a woman at knifepoint in Silver Spring on Thursday afternoon.
Police say the 21-year-old woman was walking in the neighborhood behind the U.S. Post Office in the 100 block of University Boulevard W. during her lunch break when a male approached her. They say the man then took out a knife and forced her into the backyard of a nearby home. Police say he sexually assaulted the woman and then ran away.
Police described the woman's attacker as a black male, 5'6" tall with a medium build, gray and black facial hair and several missing or broken teeth.
Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 or Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).