Two Men Sought in Attempted Sexual Assault of Juvenile

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) – A juvenile was assaulted and robbed when two men attacked her in Northwest Washington Wednesday, police say.

The men approached the girl while walking in the 7400 block of 9th Street NW around 5:30 p.m. Law enforcement officials say one of the suspects then shoved her to the ground and attempted to sexually assault her.

During the assault, one of the suspects took property from her. The men then fled the scene.

The first man is described as black with a dark complexion, about 5’9” tall, and between 16 to 21 years old. Police say he was last seen wearing colored pants, a black jacket, a black skull cap and black glasses. Authorities only describe the second suspect as a black male.

Police have not released the age of the victim.

A reward of up to $1,000 is offered to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 202-727-9099 or submit information by texting the department’s tip line at 50411.

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