Police: 3 D.C. Sex Assaults in 5 Days May Be Linked

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    Police said three sexual assaults on women that took place over a five-day period in D.C. may be related, and have released a sketch of a possible suspect. 

    All the attacks were in the Fourth District, which covers the upper Northwest and Northeast quadrants of the city. In one of the incidents, the victim was stabbed.

    Police: 3 D.C. Sex Assaults in 5 Days May Be Linked

    [DC] Police: 3 D.C. Sex Assaults in 5 Days May Be Linked
    Police said three sexual assaults on women that took place over a five-day period in D.C. may be related. Now police have released a photo of the hat they believe the suspect in at least one of the crimes wore. (Published Monday, Aug 25, 2014)

    Police said the latest attack occurred early Sunday when 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.

    Police said another woman was groped Wednesday morning in the 1700 block of Kenyon Street, after a man engaged her in conversation on Mount Pleasant Street.

    Police said another assault occurred early Saturday morning when 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.

    All three incidents occurred in the early hours of the morning at around 2 to 3 a.m. 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.