Child sexually assaulted at Maryland elementary school

Posted at 3:13 PM, Dec 03, 2019

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. -- A child was sexually assaulted Monday morning at an elementary school near Baltimore, according to the Baltimore County Police Department.

The victim reported the incident to Norwood Elementary School staff immediately after arriving at school.

A school resource officer then reviewed surveillance video that reportedly showed a suspect sexually assaulting the child on a footpath near baseball fields.

The suspect was then seen running away from school property, police say.

Detectives with the Crimes Against Children Unit are leading the investigation.

Anyone with information about the incident or other suspicious activity is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

This story was originally published by staff at WMAR.