Update on Wednesday’s post “I witnessed what I believe to be a sexual assault at 15th & T Sts NW today at approx 8:30am.” Following is a full release from MPD (and props to MPD who reached out to us immediately to get in touch with the victim and witness):
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with multiple Misdemeanor Sexual Abuse offenses that occurred in the Third District:
* 1900 block of 15th Street, Northwest on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at approximately 8:20 am. CCN: 17-006-483
* Unit block of Logan Circle, Northwest on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at approximately 5:00 pm. CCN: 17-006-102
* 1300 block of Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at approximately 8:00 am. CCN: 17-006-367
The suspect is described as a black male in his 30’s to 50’s, 5’2” to 5’5″ in height, heavy build, dark complexion, and a full trimmed beard. He was wearing a red flannel type shirt. In all three offenses, the suspect approached the victim and groped her against her will.
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.”