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Rape followed similar attack nearby

The Saturday rape of an 86-year-old woman in Montgomery County was the second time this summer that an older woman in Germantown was sexually assaulted in her residence early in the morning.

It was unclear Monday night if the cases were related.

In the latest, detectives are investigating a sexual assault at the Churchill Senior Living Center, 21000 Father Hurley Boulevard, in Germantown, officials said Monday.

About 4:15 a.m., officers responded to a "Life Alert" call from the center. They learned an 86-year-old resident had been raped, police said.

A male suspect came in through an unlocked window, according to a preliminary investigation. The victim was in bed at the time. The suspect fled out the window.

The woman was treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Officials described the suspect as a black male, 18-25 years old, 5’8” to 5’9” tall, with a thin build, and no facial hair. He was wearing black jeans at the time of the assault, police said.

Earlier, about 3 a.m. on June 19, a 68-year-old female victim was asleep in her bed when a male suspect entered her apartment and sexually assaulted her, police said at the time.

This attack occurred in the 20000 block of Beaconfield Terrace, near the senior living center.

Police described the suspect as a black male, approximately 20 years old with a slight build. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, khaki shorts, and a black “doo-rag.”

Anyone with information about either case is asked to call 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), and could be eligible for a possible award.

-- Dan Morse

By Dan Morse  |  August 23, 2010; 11:31 PM ET
Categories:  Dan Morse , Montgomery  
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Awful stories like this really makes me wish someone would institute a more widespread application of the death penalty.

There are dangerous scum out there that, while they did not kill anyone, don't deserve to live and should be put down in the slowest and most painful fashion possible, i.e., pedophiles, drug dealers, rapists, ransom kidnappers, drunk drivers, thieves who steal from the poor or children or older people, etc.

Posted by: playahatah | August 24, 2010 12:59 AM | Report abuse

Put this SOB to death!

Posted by: StLou | August 24, 2010 8:49 AM | Report abuse

He needs to be "shot while trying to escape" after the police catch him.

Posted by: nuke41 | August 24, 2010 9:25 AM | Report abuse

germantown/gaithersberg seems to be having a steady increase in criminals doing sick things to people that live. They need to address it now before it becomes a serious problem and that area becomes the next wheaton/aspen hill

Posted by: skinsfan15 | August 24, 2010 9:58 AM | Report abuse

That's just sick. And from the description, sounds like it could be the same guy in both assaults/rapes. Maybe these two nursing homes should compare notes and see if they have any employees or former employees in common. Could be someone who knows the habits and vulnerabilities of the two victims.

Posted by: Nghbrhdwatch | August 24, 2010 11:00 AM | Report abuse

Sick...plain sick. However, if any harm came to this P.O.S. while in police custody, the family of the perpetrator would be hollering for the Po-Po's heads to roll.

Sheeeeesh. Have some pride and beat the crap out of your kids, and Dad's, start acting like fathers. Moms, quit parting your seas for any ship that comes to port. Loss of family unit only helps the potential of dirtbags like this to go out and hurt others. I lay money that this guy comes from a broken home. Hands down!

Posted by: stinkyliberals | August 24, 2010 11:28 AM | Report abuse

"Awful stories like this really makes me wish someone would institute a more widespread application of the death penalty."

You're right, then we can enjoy the same amount of freedom and quality of life as other countires that have "institute(d) a more widespread application of the death penalty:" North Korea, Iran, Saudi Arabia...

Posted by: Cossackathon | August 24, 2010 11:50 AM | Report abuse

I bet that once that P.O.S. is caught and dealt with accordingly, all those civil liberties d-bags will start their cacophony about poor man's civil right being violated.
what a scum....

Posted by: valbmet | August 24, 2010 12:31 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: stinkyliberals | August 24, 2010 11:28 AM
"Moms, quit parting your seas for any ship that comes to port."

THIS has got to be the FUNNIEST thing I have read in a long arse time!!! HA!!!

Posted by: yisthisnews | August 24, 2010 12:50 PM | Report abuse

Catch this perp and put him in the stocks till its time for his trial.Rape should be a capital offense in every state.

Posted by: 1soccerhead | August 24, 2010 1:15 PM | Report abuse

I want to cry when I hear about crimes such as this one. KILL the piece of garbage that did this. At the twilight of her life, this poor woman has to deal with this kind of nightmare. It literally breaks my heart. I only hope that the do-rag piece of crap gets gang raped every day once they find him. I know that vengeance is the Lord's but in cases like these, I think we should 'help' the Lord with His vengeance. Better yet, once they catch this jerk, handcuff him to the wall and give the victims and their families two choices, wood or aluminum (baseball bats) and give them 10 minutes alone in a room with this guy. I can guarantee that if victims could mete out this brand of justice, it would greatly help them channel the rage they must have after being victimized. This guy is 20 years old, doesn't he have a Mother or a Grandmother? How can you do this to someone who is 86 years old?! I just can't wrap my mind around this type of evilness. No trial, no jury, no lawyer, just a few well placed hits of a baseball bat!

Posted by: anewshound | August 24, 2010 3:05 PM | Report abuse

He should receive instant death. Who rapes an old woman when there are hundreds of skanks that will give it away

Posted by: bigheadbull2 | August 24, 2010 3:11 PM | Report abuse

I am law enforcement and have worked in the prison system. He will not last 30 days in jail. Babies, children and old people are off limits even to the most hardened criminal in jail

Posted by: bigheadbull2 | August 24, 2010 3:16 PM | Report abuse

This young person has some very strange and sick problems. I feel so sorry for the victim who probably couldn't fight this monster. How dare you assault an 86 year old woman! I want to have the heart of a good Christian, but this incident and the murders of babies makes my heart harden. I will pray for the well being of the victim and for the soul of attacker.

Posted by: skinfreak | August 24, 2010 5:10 PM | Report abuse

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