Thomas Bryon Stemen, 51, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first and second-degree assault and reckless endangerment after police allege he attacked a girl outdoors 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 car parking zone on 5570 Shady Facet Rd. in Churton at round 7 p.m. over stories that an grownup feminine had been assaulted and poked by what gave the impression to be a syringe.
The suspect, later recognized as Stemen, might be seen in video surveillance following the girl as she returns her purchasing 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, advised 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 affirm 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 possible extra victims and that the investigation is “extremely active” and extra fees might comply with.”