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Sexual Assault in the 1900 block of 18th Street, SE

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Sexual Assault in the 1900 block of 18th Street, SE

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in reference to a sexual assault which occurred in the 1900 block of 18th Street, Southeast. 

On Thursday, July 12, 2012, a victim reported that she was walking in the 1900 block of 18th Street, Southeast, WashingtonDC, at approximately 4:50 am, when she was approached by a male subject who produced a handgun demanding money.  The complainant complied with the subject’s demand for money and the male suspect then sexually assaulted the victim. Afterwards, the suspect walked the victim to a nearby ATM machine and forced her to withdraw cash.  The subject was last seen walking east in the 1300 block of Good Hope Road, Southeast.  The suspect is described as a black male, with a medium complexion, 25-30 years old, 6’2”, slim build with dreadlocks in his hair and was armed with a black handgun.  Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.