The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with an Assault with the Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Abuse and Kidnapping in the area of the 300 block of Florida Avenue, NE.
On Saturday, March 29, 2014, at approximately 7:30 pm, an adult female was walking in the area when she was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect produced a pocketknife and forced the victim to walk with him to a nearby alley where he attempted to sexually assault her. The victim yelled for help and the suspect fled.
The suspect is described as a black male, in his late 40s, 5'8" to 5'9" in height, 150 pounds, brown complexion, brown eyes, missing teeth, mustache, and displayed cuts on arms. He was last seen wearing a grey short sleeve shirt, black jacket, black shoes, and dark jeans held up with either a shoestring or flex-cuff.
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.