Police investigate series of sexual assaults in Georgetown
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a series of sexual assaults in the Georgetown area. These incidents occurred between August 3rd and September 12th.
The first incident occurred on August 3rd in the 1600 block of 35th Street, Northwest. According to police, around 1:00 a.m., a suspect armed with a knife grabbed the victim and attempted to sexually assault her. The suspect has been described as a black male, between 5’9″ and 5’11” with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and gym shorts.
The second incident occurred on August 23rd at 10:10 p.m. near the intersection of 37th and T Streets, Northwest at. Police say that assaulted a victim by grabbing her. The suspect was described as being a Hispanic male in his early twenties and is 5’6″. He was last seen wearing a light colored t-shirt, dark basketball shorts, and a dark colored mask.
The next assault occurred in the 1200 block of Potomac Avenue, Northwest on September 5th around 10:30 p.m. Officials say that the suspect approached the victim from behind and groped her. He has been described as an unknown male and is 6’1″ in height. He was wearing a dark colored, hooded sweatshirt and dark pants at the time of the attack.
The latest incident occurred on Monday around 10:40 p.m. in the 1300 block of 35th Street, Northwest. According to officials, the suspect approached the victim from behind and groped her while exposing himself. The suspect then exposed himself to another victim and fled. He has been described as a Hispanic male in his twenties and is 5’6″ in height. He was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and dark gym shorts.