MPD Looking for a Man who Broke into a Kalorama Home, Robbed and Raped the Victim at 10:30pm Friday

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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Sexual Assault Unit seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a First Degree Sexual Abuse and a Burglary One offense that occurred in the 2300 block of California Street, Northwest.

On Friday, March 3, 2017, at approximately 10:30 pm, the suspect entered the victim’s home in an unknown manner and sexually assaulted her. The suspect is described as a male. No further description is available at this time. MPD is asking the community for assistance in further describing or identifying the suspect. Anyone who may have information relating to this crime is asked to contact MPD immediately.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

WTOP reported:

“The man bound the woman’s hands and blindfolded her before raping her, the police report said. The man also robbed her of some of her items.”

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  • That poor woman will look at the world differently for the rest of her life.

  • There’s something very odd to this story (besides the obvious). The news was all over it Saturday morning but then I haven’t heard a peep since which is kind of peculiar given the location of this horrible crime. It’s also strange that I haven’t seen many cops in the immediate neighborhood since then. I’m not sure what to make of it all. I’ve read conflicting reports as well and the cops seem perplexed by it all. I feel terrible for this woman and I hope the perpetrator is caught and locked up for life. I apologize if this came off insensitive at all- not my intention.

    • And this is why women are afraid of reporting rape.

      • houseintherear

        yup.

        • northeazy

          Women don’t report rape out of fear the news cycle will move on after a day after a high profile breaking and entering in a neighborhood where the former president and current president’s family all live?

          • No, they don’t report it because people immediately try to poke holes in their story and say something doesn’t seem right about their story. I know you’re not nearly stupid enough to not know that is what Neighbor was pointing out. If you have an actual argument, make it.

          • +1 to Duponter.

    • Even if there’s something about this story that we’re not privy to, unwanted, non-consensual sex is rape, mkay?

    • Translation from the peanut gallery: “We should not use critical thinking skills to assess the veracity of crimes or that there might be a peculiar backstory because feels.”

      • Are you a law enforcement officer? A prosecutor? A criminal defense attorney? A judge? A member of a petit or grand jury? If the answer to each of these questions is, “no”, why do you feel the need to “assess the veracity of crimes,” particularly based on information that is incomplete at best?

  • Just a few weeks ago people were saying how safe Kalorama would be. Just shows you, crime can happen anywhere

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