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Arrest made in First Degree Sexual Assault: 700 block of 12th Street, SE

Monday, October 28, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department have announced an arrest has been made in connection with the First Degree Sexual Assault while Armed that occurred in the 700 block of 12th Street, SE.

On Sunday, October 27, 2013, at 8:30 pm, an adult victim was walking in the area when she was approached by an unknown male.  The suspect produced a knife and forced the victim to the 700 block of 12th Street, SE, where he sexually assaulted her. 

The suspect was stopped a short time later and positively identified and placed under arrest. Arrested was 26-year-old Darius Nelson of no fixed address, and charged with First Degree Sexual Assault while Armed.