Document: Suspect Sought in Assault with Intent to Commit First-Degree Sex Abuse

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) detectives are trying to locate a suspect in connection with an assault with intent to commit first-degree sex abuse offense.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 10 in the 400 block of 3rd Street, NE, the suspect assaulted the victim while attempting to engage in a forced sex act. The suspect then fled the scene, according to the press release.

The suspect was described as a Black male with a skinny build who was at least 6 foot 2 and wearing a backpack that is possibly red, according to the press release.