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Sexual Assault in the area of 19th and I Street, Northwest

Monday, October 29, 2012

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in reference to a sexual assault which occurred in the area of 19th and I Street, Northwest.

On Saturday, October 27, 2012, between midnight and 1:00 am, an unknown male suspect offered to assist a female victim with hailing a taxicab.  The suspect led the victim to an unpopulated area near 19th and I Streets, NW, where the suspect sexually assaulted the victim.

The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 years old, 5'8" in height, weighing 160 pounds, short hair, clean shaven, wearing a red sweater with hood, and white shoes.

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.