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GW Safety Alert: Report of Attempted Sexual Assault by Taxi Driver

by Prince Of Petworth August 2, 2014 at 11:44 am 25 Comments

A reader passes on the following GW safety alert issued at 12:49am:

“Subject: GW Safety and Security Alert

Incident: Report of Sexual Assault – a female hailed a cab in Georgetown for a ride back to Foggy Bottom. She stated the driver pulled over in front of Tompkins Hall and attempted to have sex with her in the back seat. She was able to get out of the van and ran to a pedestrian who activated a blue light to notify campus police. The cab was described as a silver van with windows, last scene headed north bound on 23rd in the area of H St. NW

Suspect Description: Black male, in his 40s’ he was heavy set.

Location: Area of 23rd and H St. NW

Action: Report anyone driving a cab matching this description to GWPD or MPD. Call 202-994-6111 or 911

Status: The suspect has not been apprehended. Officers are searching the area at this time.”

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