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From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit have announced an arrest has been made in a First Degree Sexual Abuse offense which occurred in the 300 block of W Street, Northeast, on Monday, March 6, 2017.

The suspect agreed to meet the victim to buy a cell phone that was listed using the “Offer Up” application. At approximately 4:00 am, the suspect entered the residence of the victim. Once inside, the suspect sexually assaulted the victim. The suspect stole electronic items from the victim before fleeing the scene.

On Thursday, March 9, 2017, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 23-year-old Andre Lucas, of Hyattsville, MD, was arrested and charged with First Degree Sexual Abuse. As a result of the detectives’ investigation, he was additionally charged with Burglary One and Robbery.

As a reminder, citizens are encouraged to use the Safe Exchange Zones when conducting in-person transactions using online applications such as Craigslist and Offer Up. For more information please visit here.”


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