Man charged for groping woman in DC

A man was charged with third degree sexual abuse after groping a woman in the District early Saturday morning.

MORE NEWS: Police investigating 4 assaults in Georgetown area

Police have arrested 34-year-old Sergio Waldo Velaquez-Cardoza from Falls Church, Virginia.

At 1:03 a.m., police say there were on heightened patrol in the 3300 block of Prospect Street in Northwest when they saw man following a woman closely as she walking on the sidewalk.

Seconds later, police say Velaquez-Cardozo ran up behind the victim and groped her.

The suspect and victim ran off, but policecaught Velaquez-Cardozo a short time later.

Police say this assault is not connected to the other four incidents in Georgetown. 

No additional information was released at this time.


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