Maryville Department Of Public Safety Investigating Two Incidents

The Maryville Department of Public Safety reports two incidents are being investigated in which females were approached by a male that they did not know.

The first incident took place in the early morning on Sunday, September 20th on North Grand Avenue when a suspect following a female to her apartment attempted to force his way in but failed to get entry.

The second incident took place at 7pm Monday in the 900 block of North Main in Maryville when a suspect approached and physically assaulted a female who was getting into her car at 7pm. The female resisted and the male fled the area on foot. The suspect is described as a white male, in his early 30s, about 6 feet tall, 180 pounds, with black short hair, and no facial hair.

It is unknown if the incidents are related. The Maryville Department of Public Safety urges vigilance of surroundings. Law enforcement should be contacted for suspicious activity.