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Gaithersburg Man Arrested for First Degree Assault

Hidalgo Reyes, of the unit block of East Deer Park Road, was arrested Thursday for assault first degree and assault second degree.

A Gaithersburg man faces charges of first and second degree assault in an attack Thursday in the unit block of East Deer Park Road in Gaithersburg.

Hidalgo Reyes, 50, was arrested Thursday afternoon following a verbal argument that escalated into a physical altercation with a female victim, police said.

At 3:30 a.m., Gaithersburg officers responded to the unit block of East Deer Park Road for a possible suicide. Upon arrival, police observed an adult female laying on the ground and rendered first aid until fire and rescue personnel arrived.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Reyes is currently being held at the Montgomery County Detention Center. An investigation as to how the victim ended up outside is ongoing.

Tom Rowse September 27, 2012 at 09:58 PM
When will the mayor and council get their collective heads out of the sand and realize that crime and in this instance violent crime is an issue that is rippling through our city from east to west? How can they sleep so soundly at night? I guess its because they live in another section of the city.

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