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Arrest Made in Sexual Assaults which Occurred in the 800 Block of Rhode Island Ave, NE and 600 Block of H Street, NE

Friday, July 27, 2012

Arrest Made in Sexual Assaults which Occurred in the 800 Block of Rhode Island Ave, NE and 600 Block of H Street, NE

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit have announced that an arrest has been made in the two sexual assaults which occurred in the 800 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE and in the 600 block of H Street, NE.

On Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at approximately 7:40 am, units from the Fifth District responded to the 800 block Rhode Island Ave, NE for the report of a Sexual Assault.  Upon arriving the victim reported she was walking in the area when an unknown male groped her. On Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at approximately 8:30 am, units from the First District responded to the 600 block H Street, NE for the report of a Sexual Assault.  Upon arriving on the scene the victim reported she was walking in the area when an unknown male groped her. Arrested and charged with misdemeanor sexual abuse was 71 year-old Elijah Wallace of Northwest.