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WASHINGTON (WUSA 9) -- Metropolitan Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted sexual assault that occurred early Saturday morning.

Police say that an adult woman was walking along the 900 block of M Street Northwest at approximately 3:30 a.m. when a man attempted to sexually assault her in a nearby alley.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-7 black male. He is about 24 years old, has a medium to dark complexion, shoulder length dreadlocks parted in the middle, a narrow face and slender build. He was wearing black pants, a red and black shirt and black skateboarding shoes.

Police ask that anyone with information about this case call them at (202) 727-9099 or text the tip line at 50411.

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