D.C. Police seek assistance in identifying Suspect in Assault and Attempted Rape

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, in the 1100 block of 25th Street, Northwest.

At approximately 11:09 pm, the suspect approached the victim, inside of a residential building, at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and assaulted the victim while attempting to lift the victim’s dress. The suspect fled the scene. The victim sustained minor injuries.

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.