Woman Assaulted Walking From Metro In Rockville, Dead Body Discovered In Arlington, Presidential Alert System Tested

Sexual assault in Rockville 

An investigation is underway in Rockville after a woman says a man sexually assaulted her. The victim told police she had gotten off the Shady Grove Metro and was walking in the area of West Gude Drive around 12:00 a.m. when a man grabbed her from behind, dragged her into the woods, then beat and raped her.  Montgomery County police are looking for a white or Hispanic man, 25-to-30-years-old, wearing a tight fitting jersey and striped shorts.

Body found in Arlington 

Arlington County Police are trying to determine how the body of a dead person ended up at the base of an antenna tower in Arlington today. The tower located in the 53-hundred block of 22nd Street North. Police say it appears the death is an isolated incident.

New emergency alert system

You may have noticed a loud tone and vibration on your smartphone around 2:15 this afternoon. It was a test, all part of a new Presidential Alert messaging system.
Some folks don’t want to be bothered and they’re going to court to say so. A lawsuit filed in federal court in New York City claims the new alert system is an unconstitutional seizure of electronic devices. Litigants argue that the system would allow President Trump and future presidents to disseminate propaganda

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