Elderly Man, Elijah Wallace, Arrested For Two Sexual Assaults In DC

View Comments
(credit: Thinkstock)

(credit: Thinkstock)

Latest News

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Elijah Wallace was arrested in connection with two sexual assaults that occurred within one hour of each other Wednesday morning in the District.

The first assault occurred around 7:40 a.m. in the 800 block of Rhode Island Ave., NE. A woman reported she was walking in the area when an unknown man groped her.

Less than an hour later at 8:30 a.m. police were called to the 600 block of H Street, NE where a second woman reported a similar incident.

The locations were a little more than two miles apart.

Authorities say the 71-year-old Wallace, of Northwest, was responsible for both incidents. He has been charged with misdemeanor sexual abuse.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,864 other followers