Police investigating 4 assaults in Georgetown area

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police are looking into at least four assaults that happened in the Georgetown area in August and September. 

According to Metropolitan police the series of assaults could potentially be related and happened in the Georgetown area between August 3 and September 12. 

Police said the first incident happened on August 3 around 1:10 a.m. in the 1600 block of 35th Street in Northwest, D.C. The suspect who had a knife grabbed a woman and tried to sexually assault her. Police described the suspect as a black man, between 5'9" and 5'11" in height and with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and gym shorts. 

The second incident happened on August 23 around 10:10 p.m. close to the intersection of 37th and T Street, in Northwest, D.C., police said. A suspect assaulted a woman by grabbing her. He is described to possibly be a Hispanic man in his early twenties. He is about 5'6" tall. The suspect was last seen wearing a light colored t-shirt, dark basketball style shorts, and a dark colored mask. 

Another assault happened on September 5 around 10:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Potomac Avenue in Northwest, D.C. Police said the suspect went up to the victim from behind and groped the woman. The suspect is described as a man standing about 6'1" tall. He was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. 

The fourth incident happened on September 12 around 10:40 p.m. in the 1300 block of 35th Street in Northwest, D.C. A woman was approached from behind and then grouped. Police said the suspect was exposing himself. The suspect exposed himself to another victim when he was running away. He is described as possibly a Hispanic man in his twenties and standing 5'6" tall. He was last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and dark gym shorts. 

 

 


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