'Person of interest' sought in attack at Westfield Mall

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Anne Arundel County police are asking for help in locating a "person of interest" in an assault of a teenage girl Nov. 29 at Victoria's Secret in the Westfield Mall in Annapolis.

Police said this person needs to be identified to assist with the investigation.

This is the third person Anne Arundel County police are looking for in connection to the attack. Already, two women are suspected of assaulting the teen.

Police said the victim, a 17-year-old girl, was at the mall's Victoria's Secret store around 12:40 a.m. Friday when she was assaulted by two women. The victim told police that one woman approached her and said the girl had assaulted her.

The suspect then pushed the girl to the ground, jumped on top of her and began punching her in the head several times. A second female suspect then jumped on top of the girl and started to punch her in the head as well.

The victim told police that she had never seen the suspects before. Police said the women in question were both black with heavy builds. One suspect wore gold earrings and had black hair with red tips and the second individual was wearing a white sweatshirt.

Anyone with information on this incident or the identity of the parties involved is asked to call police at 410-222-1965.





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