17983Person of Interest Sought in an Assault with Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Assault While Armed: 1100 Block of Florida Avenue, NE
- Jan 16, 2014Contact: Officer Hugh Carew (202) 727-4383
January 16, 2014
Person of Interest Sought in an Assault with Intent to Commit First Degree Sexual Assault While Armed: 1100 Block of Florida Avenue, NE
(Washington, DC) - The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a person of interest in connection with an assault with the intent to commit first degree sexual assault while armed, which occurred in the 1100 block of Florida Avenue, NE.
On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at approximately 11:10 pm, an adult female was walking in the 1100 block of Florida Avenue, NE, when she was approached from behind by an unknown male suspect. The suspect produced a handgun and forced the victim into a residence and attempted to sexually assault her. The suspect fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction.
The suspect is described as a black male, light complexion, slim build, 20 to 30 years of age, bald head, last seen wearing a grey hooded sweat shirt, and armed with a silver handgun.
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. DC Crime Solvers currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an assault committed in the District of Columbia.
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