One person has been arrested after an assault that that occurred last night in Gaithersburg. According to the Gaithersburg Police Department, “on Friday, November 4, 2022 at approximately 10:36 p.m., police responded to the Gaithersburg Police station for the report of an assault that just occurred. On-scene investigation revealed that the victim and known suspect were involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical altercation. During the physical altercation, the victim sustained a laceration to their hand.
Officers were able to locate the original scene of the incident in the area of MD-355 and Peony Drive. While on-scene, officers located the suspect, placed him under arrest and transported him to the Central Processing Unit. The victim was transported to a local hospital for follow-up care. “