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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The Metropolitan Police Department is looking for a suspect who they say sexually assaulted a transgender female in Northeast.

On Saturday, June 21 at at approximately 1 a.m., police say an adult transgender female was sexually assaulted in the 1100 block of Atlas Court, NE.

Police say the victim accepted a ride from an unknown male, who then drove to a nearby alley and sexually assaulted her. The suspect was armed with a handgun.

The suspect is described as a black male, in his twenties, with short curly hair, dark complexion, slim build, and was last seen wearing a black shirt and pants. The suspect was driving a gold four-door Lexus, possibly an ES 350.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099.

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