Police searching for D.C. sexual assault suspect

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman Tuesday night in Northwest, D.C.

Police say the suspect approached a woman in the 1600 block of 18th Street, NW around 11:30 p.m.

The suspect sexually assaulted the woman and then fled the scene.

Police describe the suspect as a Black male with a dark complexion with a slim build and short hair.

The man is wanted for assault with the intent to commit first degree sex abuse, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 202-727-9099.