ASSAULT REPORTED/CRIME SOLVERS OFFERING CASH REWARD: On July 20 at 6:36 p.m., officers responded to the Capital Clubhouse at 3033 Waldorf Market Place for the report of an assault that occurred earlier. Investigation showed a 4-year-old male was at the clubhouse for an event and began playing with an older boy, possibly 10 to 12 years old, whom he just met. Later in the evening, the victim told a relative that the older child molested him. Detectives responded and interviewed the family and investigators are pursuing leads. The suspect is described as a young male, possibly Hispanic or Asian, with dark hair. There have been no other similar reports. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Shankster at (301) 609-6513. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS or submit a tip via the web at Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637) or submitting tips online at All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit

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