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Arrest Made in Misdemeanor Sexual Abuse Cases

Friday, November 22, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division announced an arrest has been made in two misdemeanor sexual abuse cases.

On Friday, May 17, 2013, at approximately 4:30 pm, while in the 800 block of 4th Street, NW, an unknown subject struck an adult female on the buttocks with his hand and then fled the scene.

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at approximately 11:17 am, while in the 800 block of 7th Street, NW, an unknown subject reached under the dress of an adult female and grabbed her buttocks.

On Thursday, November 21, 2013, members of the First District arrested 60 year-old Leroy Alexander Hamilton of no fixed address.  Upon further investigation by Sexual Assault Unit detectives, Mr. Hamilton was charged with Misdemeanor Sexual Abuse.

The MPD is investigating to determine the defendant’s connection to any other similar cases.