Police have released surveillance video of a man wanted for possibly sexually assaulting three women in D.C. over a five-day period.
"If it is one person, that's obviously some kind of sexual predator that'll continue to do it," George Kucik with D.C. police said.
All three attacks occurred in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m.
"It's horrible. The neighborhood that you grew up in and now you're afraid to even come outside," Carolyn Dixon, a long-time resident of the area said.
The first attack was reported Aug. 20 in the 1700 block of Kenyon Street, after a man engaged the victim in conversation on Mount Pleasant Street.
During the early morning hours Aug. 23, a man groped a woman in the 1300 block of Oak Street NW. That woman was stabbed after a struggle. The suspect was last seen wearing a blue, green and white polka dot button-down collared shirt with a red and white Chicago Bulls baseball cap.
This week, police released surveillance video of a man running by an apartment complex in the direction of the sex assault wearing that Bulls hat, then running away from it after the attack without the hat.
"The fact that it happened in this neighborhood is alarming. It's not a violent neighborhood. It's a peaceful street in particular," Linda Johnson, a resident, said.
About 24 hours later, a woman walking in an alley behind the 1700 block of Park Road was groped. The suspect was last seen wearing a black short-sleeved polo shirt and blue jeans at the time.
Police say the suspect in each case was described as a Hispanic man in his 20s or early 30s, who was about five foot and four inches tall.
Anyone with information should call police at 202-727-9099 or text their information to 50411. D.C. Crime Solvers are offering a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone with information that leads to an arrest and conviction.