Man Allegedly Sexually Assaults 9-Year-Old Girl

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    A 27-year-old man is in jail for allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl on Friday.

    Investigators said Demetrius Littlejohn approached the girl from behind just after noon Friday near 7th and H Streets in Northeast Washington then sexually assaulted her.

    The Washington Post reported the girl is just 9 years old and witness intervened to stop the assault.

    Littlejohn is being charged with second degree child abuse. Police say he is not connected to other assaults reported this week.