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

Thursday, July 12, 2012

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.