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Suspect Sought in Assault with Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Assault while armed: Area of 2000 Block of 18th Street, SE

Monday, November 25, 2013

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with an Assault with Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Assault while Armed which occurred in the area of the 2000 Block of 18th Street, SE.

On Monday, November 25, 2013, at approximately 2:00 am, an adult female was walking in the area of the 2000 block of 18th Street, SE. The victim was approached by an unknown male who produced a knife and forced the victim into his vehicle.  Once inside, the suspect attempted to sexually assault the victim.  The victim struggled and was able to escape.

The suspect is described as a black male, brown skin, facial hair, 5`9 in height, skinny, gray shirt, gray jeans, in his 30`s, black jacket, and armed with a black pocket knife.  He was operating a black pick-up truck with a broken rear windshield which was covered with plastic.

Anyone with information should call 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.