On August 31, 2016, at approximately 5:39 a.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 45000 block of Valley Court in Lexington Park for a reported burglary. The initial investigation revealed a subject entered a residence and struck the victim causing injury. The suspect then fled from the residence. The victim was transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment.
The Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and is continuing the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Scott Ruest at 301-475-4200, ext. *2297 or by email at Scott.Ruest@stmarysmd.com. Callers may also call Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333 (callers can remain anonymous, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637).