Park police seek public help in Kensington assault case

Park police seek public help in Kensington assault case

Man was pushed off his bike near Beach Drive, Kensington Parkway

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Maryland-National Capital Park police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who pushed a man off his bike in the Kensington area on Saturday.

Police wrote on Twitter that a 64-year-old man was pushed off his bicycle in the area of Beach Drive and Kensington Parkway at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. The man was seriously injured, they said.

Park police are asking for the public’s help in identifying someone who attacked a bicyclist over the weekend. Photo courtesy of Park police.

Police released a photo taken by a witness of the person they think attacked the man. Police said they think the attacker is a white man in his 30s who was wearing a white shirt and black shorts that day.

On Tuesday, police released a 21-second-video of the alleged attacker jogging and stopping briefly to speak with the man who was attacked. The silent video does not show an attack.

Capt. Jeffrey Coe, a park police spokesman, wrote in an email to Bethesda Beat on Wednesday that police are “actively investigating.” He did not have additional information.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 301-929-2748 and reference case number 20002180.

Dan Schere can be reached at daniel.schere@bethesdamagazine.com

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