DC police seek suspects in two sexual assaults, kidnappings
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding suspects involved in two separate kidnappings and sexual assaults in the District.
The first attack occurred around 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 in the area of Montana Avenue and Saratoga Avenue, Northeast. Officials say that the victim was abducted by three suspects and driven to an undisclosed location, where they sexually assaulted her. The suspects were said to be driving a dark colored SUV or van at the time of the assault.
The Metropolitan Police Department is looking for those three suspects, and are asking for the public’s assistance. The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male with dark hair, approximately 38-years-old. He’s around 5’3″ and weighs 150 pounds. He has a tattoo of a motorcycle with flames and the words “DIE, DIE” on his neck. The second suspect is described as a black male, also around 38-years-old, 6’0″ in height with shoulder length dreadlocks. The suspect has a tattoo on his right wrist that reads “Wizzy Gang.” The third suspect is described as a black male around 22-years-old. He has a tattoo of a skull, with the words “Murder Gang.”
The second assault occurred in the 600 block of T Street, Norhtwest on Saturday, July 31. Officials say that around 12:00 a.m., the victim was approached by two suspects while walking. The suspects then kidnapped the victim and took her to the 3200 block of 28th Street, Southeast. While there, they sexually assaulted the victim.
The first suspect is described as a black male in his late twenties with a low haircut. He was last seen wearing a brown polo style shirt, blue jeans, and a hat. The second suspect is described as a black male in his late twenties to early thirties. He also had a low haircut and was last seen wearing plastic, black oval-shaped eyeglasses.
Anyone who has information regarding these cases should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department 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.