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Germantown Teen Had His Sneakers Ripped Off His Feet By Attackers



Montgomery County Police Department reported a number of criminal incidents in Germantown from January 8 through January 30.

Police report that a juvenile victim was assaulted by a group of two male suspects as he was walking in the area of Locbury Drive and Middlebrook Road at approximately 1:56 pm on Friday, Jan. 26 when he was approached by two suspects asked him for money. When the victim refused, the suspects began punching him and forcing him to the ground. Once he was on the ground, police said the suspects “forcibly removed” his red and white Air Jordan Six sneakers, valued at $200. The suspects then fled the area on foot.

In another incident, this taking place in the early morning hours of Sunday, Jan. 21, police were called to the Wingstop restaurant in the Germantown Commons Shopping Center located at 13044 Middlebrook Road at 12:41 am. The manager called to report that someone had entered the restaurant and attempted to steal the cash register. When officers arrived, the manager of the Wingstop told police that he’d just watched the suspect break into and enter the Monkey Joe’s located next to the Wingstop in the shopping plaza.

Police located the suspect with food he had stolen from the Monkey Joe’s location. Police placed the 16-year-old male from Germantown under arrest. He was charged with attempted theft and commercial burglary.

MCPD reported a number of other commercial burglaries occurred at the following locations:

At the Romance Cleaners located at 11500 Middlebrook Road in Germantown between approximately 7:30 pm on Tuesday, Jan. 23 and approximately 6:50 am on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Forced entry; cash was taken.

A commercial burglary occurred at the Tokyo restaurant located at 9811 Main Street in Damascus between approximately 10:30 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 24 and approximately 10:30 am on Thursday, Jan. 25. Forced entry; cash was taken.

Another commercial burglary took place at Las Comadres grocery store located at 19609 Frederick Road in Germantown in the early morning hours of Jan 24. Forced entry; cash was taken.

Police also reported a number of residential burglaries, in fact two residential burglaries occurred at the same residence in the 12300 block of Quail Woods Drive. According to police, at approximately 7:10 pm on Thursday, Jan. 18. Forced entry; property was taken. However, the same address was victimized again later the week. Police say, between approximately 8:34 pm on Thursday, Jan. 18 and approximately 1:00 pm on Saturday, Jan. 20. Forced entry; property was taken.

A residential burglary occurred in the 13800 block of Rockingham Road between approximately 7:50 am and approximately 5:30 pm on Wednesday, Jan. 10. No signs of forced entry, a door was reported to have been left unlocked; property was taken

Two residential burglaries occurred on Friday, Jan. 12. One occurred 1n the 13100 block of Briarcliff Terrace between approximately 8:45 am and approximately 8:15 pm. Forced entry; property was taken. The second occurred in the 20600 block of Shadyside Way between approximately 9:30 am and approximately 7:00 pm. Forced entry; property was taken.

A residential burglary occurred in the 20500 block of Lowfield Drive between approximately 1:30 pm and approximately 4:00 pm on Friday, Jan. 19. No signs of forced entry, a door was reported to have been left unlocked; property was taken.