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Baltimore County Police are investigating a number of graffiti incidents that happened overnight in the Pikesville precinct as a bias incident.

At least fifteen vehicles in the 3700 block of Sylvan Drive and the 3600 block of Lochearn Drive were spray painted with black paint, some with obscenities and some with images of swastikas. One resident's storm door was also spray painted, as well as the brick face of another resident's home.

Based on residential surveillance images police believe the suspect was in the area from approximately 11:30 p.m. through 12:30 a.m. The only images obtained by police thus far depict the suspect as a person in dark pants and a dark colored hooded sweatshirt carrying a book bag.

Anyone in the area having similar damage who was not previously contacted by police this morning should call 9-1-1 to report the destruction. Anyone who may have surveillance images of the incident or any information is also asked to contact police at the Pikesville Precinct by calling 410-887-1279.

Original release (December 24, 2015  3:30 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred last night on the grounds of the Montessori School in the 10800 block of Tony Drive 21093.
The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that around 6:30 p.m., a woman was approached by the suspect. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded her cell phone and money. He then assaulted her and took her to a secluded area nearby where he sexually assaulted her. The suspect later put the victim in her car and drove to the 3700 block of Sylvan Drive 21207 where he exited the vehicle and fled the scene.
The suspect is described as a dark- skinned male approximately six feet tall, wearing all black baggy clothing, gloves, and a black mask.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Special Victims Unit. Detectives will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

Police have increased patrols in the area of the incident.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers hotline available 24-hours a day toll free.

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