On Thursday, February 28, 2013, at approximately 7:45 pm, a female victim reported to the Metropolitan Police Department that while she was walking north in the 1200 block of 27th Street, NW, an unknown male subject was standing in the darkness in between the houses. As she passed, the subject called to her and upon turning she observed the male fully exposed masturbating.
The suspect in this offense is described as a white male of medium build and height, approximately 50 years old, with gray hair. The suspect was wearing a blue or black winter type hat, red hooded sweatshirt, black or dark blue spandex pants, and white tennis shoes.
In the past thirty days, this is the second incident of this nature with a similar suspect description in the area of Rose Park. (See posting from 2/10/2013 below) The Metropolitan Police Department, along with the United States Park Police, will be paying particular attention to this area. We once again ask for your assistance by reporting any suspicious behavior in the area by dialing 911.
See second incident after the jump.
On Saturday, February 9, 2013, at approximately 5pm, a lone female complainant stated she was walking in the 2300 block of P Street, NW, about to cross the P Street bridge walking towards DuPont, when she observed a subject standing off to the side of the west end of the bridge. As she passed she noticed he had his pants down to his ankles, fully exposing his genitals while staring directly at her. The victim hurriedly passed the subject and attempted to warn two females that were walking in the direction of the subject. As she explained to them what she observed him doing, the subject hastily mounted a bicycle and fled west bound on P Street in the direction of Rose Park.
The victim described the suspect as a white male, approximately 40 to 50 years old, of medium height, wearing a blue jacket.
Anyone with any information concerning this offense is asked to call the Second District Detectives Office on 202-730-1903, or our Command Information Center on 202-727-9099. The Metropolitan Police Department, along with the United States Park Police, will be paying particular attention to this area. We asked that you assist us by reporting any suspicious behavior in the area by dialing 911. The Metropolitan Police Department utilizes 911 for both Emergency and Non-Emergency calls for police service. Please don’t hesitate to call, even if it’s not an emergency.