Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest First Degree Assault Suspect
According to the warrant, on December 4, 2018, officers responded to the 14000 block of Baltimore Avenue in Laurel, MD, for the report of an assault. Upon arriving, officers assisted the injured victim and had an ambulance respond to the scene for medical treatment. A witness who saw the incident stated that a woman, who was later identified as Cruz, approached the victim screaming and then began striking her. Officers also reviewed video footage of the incident.
Deputies were able to determine that Cruz was residing in the 100 block of Laurel Race Track Road in Laurel, MD. Deputies went to the location, and Cruz opened the door, she was taken into custody and safely transported to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections without incident.
Cruz is also charged with Second- Degree Assault.
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