Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department have announced that an arrest has been made in connection with an Assault with the Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Assault which occurred in the 3300 block of E Street, SE.
On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at approximately 12:46 am, an adult female was walking in the area of the 3300 block of E Street, SE, when she was approached by an unknown male. The suspect engaged her in conversation, then snatched her belongings, and attempted to sexually assault her. The victim was able to fight off the suspect until police arrived and placed him under arrest.
The suspect is identified as 29 year-old Rochelle Sireal of Hyattsville, Maryland. He was charged with Attempt to Commit First Degree Sexual Assault and Robbery.