SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with an attempted robbery and attacking a woman on September 29 at the Forest Park Apartments in Silver Spring, Md.
Detectives will be handing out flyers to residents in the area of the 9300 block of Piney Branch Road in Silver Spring Thursday at 4 pm.
The attempted robbery happened around 7:46 p.m. in the 9300 block of Piney Branch Road, police said. A woman was walking in the area of the apartment complex when the suspect went up to her and demanded money, authorities said.
The victim told the man she had no money and he replied, "Then you are going to die tonight." The suspect pushed the woman to the ground and stabbed her several times with a knife, Montgomery County Police said. A person in the vicinity saw the attack and contacted the police. The suspect fled the scene, authorities said.