Montgomery County Police Department reported a number of criminal incidents in Germantown from Nov. 9 through Nov. 30.
Montgomery County Police say that a 22-year-old man was beaten and robbed while walking to along the 13100 block of Briarcliff Terrace in Germantown on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 11. According to police, two black males in their early 20s attacked the 22-year old white male as he walked along the street in the townhouse development in central Germantown at about 5:00 pm.
Police said the unidentified assailants assaulted the victim about the head knocking him to the ground, where they searched his pockets and forcibly took his wallet. One assailant is described as wearing a dark jeans and blue shirt, while other was wearing dark jeans and black shirt with orange letters.
MCPD said that five residential burglaries took place in the Germantown area between Nov. 12 and Nov. 20.
The first two occurred in the early morning hours of Thursday, Nov. 12, on the same block. Police say that two burglaries took place on Stoney Point Place. The first took place in the 11900 block of Stoney Point Place, the second occurred in the 19900 block.
Police report that a third burglary took place in the 2000 block of Dunstable Circle on Nov. 14 between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm. Police report a forced entry to the residence, but nothing taken.
A fourth residential burglary took place in the 11600 block of Summer Oak Drive between 9:00 pm and 9:15 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 18. No forced entry, and property was taken.
A fifth residential burglary occurred in the 20000 block of Appledowre Circle between noon on Friday, Nov. 20 and midnight on Saturday, Nov. 21. Police report no forced entry, but property was taken.
Montgomery County police report a commercial burglary occurred at the Hardscape store located at 23000 David Mill Road in the early morning hours of Thursday, Nov. 19. Police report that burglars force entry into the building and stole property.
Residents continue to leave vehicles unlocked and inviting criminals to check car doors to commit easy crimes. Police report three rounds of multiple thefts from vehicles in the Germantown area between Nov. 9 and Nov. 19.
District Five Police reported multiple thefts from vehicles occurred between Nov. 9 and Nov. 17. No force but property and cash were taken from vehicles on Perrone Drive, Creamery Hill Drive, Poplar Glen Court and Deer Path Lane in Germantown.
Another round of thefts from vehicles occurred between Nov. 16 and Nov. 24. Again no forced entry, but property and cash were taken. The affected streets include Needle Drive, Woodcutter Circle, Dorsey Spring Place and Basswood Hill Drive in Germantown.
A third round of multiple thefts from vehicles occurred in the early morning hours of Nov. 19. Once again police report no forced entry, meaning that the vehicles were unlocked, and property and cash were taken. Affected streets include Truffle Lane and Dunbar Terrace in Germantown. MCPD believes that these incidents may be related.
MCPD reminds residents that additional incidents may have occurred and the reports had not yet been received at the time of publication, on Dec. 3.