Police searching for suspect in Gaithersburg rape

(PHOTO: Montgomery Co. Police)

MONTGOMERY CO. – Police are searching for a suspect in a rape that happened in Gaithersburg March 16.

Montgomery County Police released a sketch of the suspect Friday and need your help finding him.

Police responded to a residence around 1 a.m. at the 100 block of Park Avenue for the report of a sexual assault.

Police say the 27-year-old female victim was surprised by an unknown man while she was entering her home. Officials say the assault happened inside the residence and the suspect fled from the home afterwards.

Police describe the suspect as a Hispanic male approximately 5’9″. He was wearing a black hoodie with white fleece lining in it and dark jeans.

Anyone who may have information is asked to call 240-773-5050.