Jogger Sexually Assaulted On Capitol Crescent Trail

7:02 PM, Jul 26, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) - A woman was sexually assaulted on the Capitol Crescent Trail in NW D.C. on Wednesday while she was out jogging, according to police.

According to U.S. Park Police, the woman was on the trail jogging at about 9:15 Wednesday night when the suspect approached her from behine. He choked the victim, causing her to lose consciousness. When she awoke, she discovered the suspect was fondling her. She screamed and the suspect ran away in the direction of Fletcher's Boat House.

The suspect is described as a black male, medium skin, 5'8 to 5'11, approximately 180 to 200 lbs with a muscular/fit build. His hair was in dreadlocks,3 to 4 inches long, and he had a scruffy light beard. He wore a white shirt, possibly a tank top or shirt with cut off sleeves. He also wore long jersey type black shorts.

 Anyone with information is asked to call  202-610-8750 or the U.S. Park Police Tip Line: 202-610-8737.

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