The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a First Degree Sexual Abuse while Armed which occurred in the area of the 700 block of Barnes Street NE.
On Saturday, March 1, 2014, at approximately 11:00 am, an adult female was walking in the area, when she was approached from behind by an unknown male suspect. The suspect produced a handgun and forced the victim alongside a residence where he sexually assaulted her. The suspect fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.
The suspect is described as a black male, 20 years of age, medium build, brown complexion, and goatee.
Anyone with information should call 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. DC Crime Solvers currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an assault committed in the District of Columbia.