13 March, 2009

Sexual Assault Suspect Sought

March 13, 2009
Unit block of Mississippi Avenue, SE

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect related to a sexual assault case on Mississippi Avenue, SE.

At approximately 1:35 am, on Saturday, March 7, 2009, an unknown suspect approached the victim who was walking in the Unit block of Mississippi Avenue, SE. The suspect subsequently sexually assaulted the victim before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction.

The suspect in this case is described as a black male, who is in his early 40s. He is approximately 5’7” in height, with a strong build, dark complexion, and a mustache. He was last seen wearing a black hat, black jacket, and black pants.

This case is being investigated by the Department’s Sexual Offenses Unit. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E] (1-888-919-2746). Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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