“Suspect Sought in Robbery and Assault with Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Abuse” in Blagden Alley

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a Robbery and Assault with Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Abuse that occurred in the rear of the 900 block of M Street, Northwest (Blagden Alley).

At approximately 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016, the victim was walking in the rear alleyway of the 900 block of M Street, Northwest, when the suspect approached, robbed and assaulted the victim with the intent to commit first degree sexual abuse.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 20-21 years old, 6’0” tall, with a chubby build and dark complexion. The suspect was seen wearing a black tank top t-shirt and gray sweatpants.

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.”

One Comment

  • This is just steps from my condo, as well as right in the same alley as The Dabney and The Columbia Room. Though I’m thrilled at the development in Blagden Alley, we all need to realize that it’s still an alley, and that you shouldn’t walk it (or any other alley!) late at night by yourself. I hope the victim is OK, and that the cops catch the bastard who assaulted the victim. PS: .I’m not at all happy about the fact that the police did not send out an alert to local residents, and that we first hear about it days later via Popville. (Though I truly appreciate you Dan for spreading the news…)

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