Georgetown Student Sexually Assaulted Off Campus

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    A man sexually assaulted a student returning to the Georgetown University campus early Friday morning.

    The victim told police a man pulled a gun on her in the 3300 block of Prospect Street NW at about 2 a.m.

    Student Attacked at Gunpoint in Georgetown

    [DC] Student Attacked at Gunpoint in Georgetown
    Georgetown University officials warn students not to walk alone at night after a second sexual assault case in less than one week. (Published Saturday, April 17, 2010)

    The man approached the student from behind, put his hand up her dress and tore a part of her clothing. She escaped him, and he fled toward M Street.

    She was not seriously hurt.

    Police and the university are warning students and residents about the attack. Anyone with information that could help authorities should call 202-687-4343.