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DC police search for suspect in first degree sexual assault

4:01 PM, Oct 28, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA9) -- The Metropolitan Police Department is asking the public's help in identifying a suspect sought in a first degree sexual assault.

On Sunday, Oct. 27, at approximately 5 a.m., an adult female was offered a ride by an unknown male, which she accepted, police said. The suspect drove a short distant  to the area of the 600 block of New York Ave., NW, where he forced the victim out of his car and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described by police as a black male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, age 25-30, with a medium build, short hair, and clean shaven face. The suspect was driving a tan SUV of an unknown make and model.

Police ask anyone with information to call 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

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