WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- DC police arrested a 21-year-old Saturday for robbing and trying to sexually assault a teenager in the 7400 block of 9th Street, NW in February.

Metropolitan Police said the incident happened February 19 around 6:30 p.m. A teenager said she was walking when George Francis, 21 of NW D.C. robbed her and tried to sexually assault her.

Francis was arrested Saturday. Police said he is being charged with assault with intent to commit first degree sex abuse.

Read or Share this story: