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This sexual assault took place between 7pm and 8pm on Saturday evening in the 1600 block of Montello Avenue (western Trinidad). The suspect displayed a handgun prior to the assault. Full press release with suspect description appears below.
Contact: Police Officer Araz Alali (202-727-4383)
October 9, 2014
Suspect Sought in First Degree Sexual Abuse While Armed:
1600 Block of Montello Avenue, Northeast
(Washington, DC)- Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with First Degree Sexual Abuse While Armed offense that occurred in the area of the 1600 block of Montello Avenue, Northeast.
On Saturday, October 4, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm, an adult female was walking in the area of the 1600 block of Montello Avenue, NE, when a suspect approached her, displayed a handgun and sexually assaulted her.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’1” in height, muscular build, light complexion, short cut hair, clean shaven, in his twenties, wearing a white t-shirt, tan pants, and last seen in the 1600 block of Montello Avenue, NE.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411 [Editor's note: You can text info to 50411 and still remain ANONYMOUS]. 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.