Police searching for man in ski masked who carjacked, raped woman

WASHINGTON, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a First Degree Sexual Abuse, Kidnapping and Armed Carjacking (Gun) Offense that occurred on Sunday, July 11, 2021 in the 4500 Block of 9th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 5:15 pm, the victim was approached by the suspect while sitting in their vehicle at the listed location. The suspect brandished a gun, entered the victim’s vehicle and forced the victim to drive to the 500 block of Crittenden Street, Northwest, where the suspect engaged in a forced sex act with the victim. The suspect forced the victim out of the vehicle and then fled in the victim’s vehicle.

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The suspect is described as a black male 19-20 years of age, thin build, he was wearing a white tee-shirt, green basketball shorts, a black ski mask, and rectangular-shaped black glasses.