Thomas Bryon Stemen, 51, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment after police allege he attacked a lady exterior a grocery retailer on February 18, the Anne Arundel County Police Division mentioned in a news release.
Police have been referred to as to a parking zone on 5570 Shady Facet Rd. in Churton at round 7 p.m. over experiences that an grownup feminine had been assaulted and poked by what gave the impression to be a syringe.
The suspect, later recognized as Stemen, may be seen in video surveillance following the lady as she returns her procuring cart after which stabbing her with an object as he bumps into her.
The startled lady appears again as Stemen seems to behave confused whereas nonetheless hovering round her.
The sufferer, recognized by WBAL as Katie Peters, informed the station that she initially thought she has been burned by a cigarette. She mentioned she confronted Stemen who reportedly requested her, “It felt like a bee sting didn’t it?”’
Stemen was arrested on Tuesday however at that time police nonetheless couldn’t verify what Peters had been stabbed with.
On Friday the Anne Arundel County Police Division realized that the substance within the syringe was semen. Authorities warned that there are doubtless extra victims and that the investigation is “extremely active” and extra fees may comply with.”