Woman Tased, Robbed by Two Short Men

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    A Rockville, Md., woman is attacked by two robbers using stun guns as she tries to enter her condo complex. As Jackie Bensen reports, police are looking to see if there have been any other similar attacks in the area. (Published Thursday, May 26, 2011)

    A woman trying to open her front door in Rockville was tased and robbed early Wednesday morning.

    The victim told police that both of her attackers were 5'4'' and had a thin build.

    The incident happened at 12:30 a.m. on Monroe Street.  According to police, the woman, 28, was unlocking her door when she was attacked.  The taser they used left burn marks on her neck, chest and arm.

    The two assailants got away with the victim's purse.

    According to police, one of the suspects had a goatee and cornrows, and the other had short hair.  The victim said they seemed to be about 20 years old.

    Anyone with information on this attack should call the Criminal Investigations Unit at 240-314-8938.