DC Police Investigate Sexual Assault of Woman in NE

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — D.C. Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man in connection with the first-degree sexual abuse of a woman in Northeast.

Police say a woman was in the area of the 500 block of 49th Street, NE around 5 a.m. Saturday when a man forced her to the rear of the location and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a black male with a very light complexion with a medium build, 25 to 29 years old, shoulder-length plats or dreads and wearing tan shorts and a white t-shirt.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted by the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

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