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Dear PoPville – Horrifying – young woman sexually assaulted at gunpoint at 4th and Q St, NW Tuesday night


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From MPD:

On Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at approximately 11:30 pm, the victim responded to the Third District Police station to report a sexual assault and robbery which occurred in the 400 block of Q Street, NW. The victim reported walking in the 400 block of Q Street, NW, at approximately 11:00 pm, when she was approached from behind by a male subject. The subject forced her in a nearby alley. While in the alley, the subject who was armed with a handgun sexually assaulted and robbed the victim. After the crime, the subject fled the area on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, medium build, 24-25 years old, wearing a black leather jacket, checkered scarf, black hat and dark pants.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746). Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

A reader writes:

Dear PoPville,

Please make sure to spread the word about this horrifying incident that happened in Shaw earlier this week. The police were very responsive and have increased patrols in the area, but it’s so hard to predict random attacks on what are otherwise quiet streets. There are some really sick people out there, and it’s all too easy for an innocent person to fall victim. My heart goes out to this young woman, and I hope we all take extra precautions until this creep gets the punishment he deserves.

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