Police Seek Suspect in Howard U. Sex Assault

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    Police released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with a sex assault that occurred inside of classroom at Howard University Monday.

    The incident reportedly occurred inside the university's business school building in the 2600 block of 6th Street NW between 9:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. A woman was walking in the area to a bus stop when a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her.

    Friday police released Metrobus surveillance video of a possible suspect in the case. He is described as a black man with a dark complexion, 6'0" in height, slim to medium build, between 18 and 20 years old. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and white shorts.

    The victim was not a student at the university, but was on campus to attend a program. A spokesperson for the College for Success Foundation would not confirm or deny the victim was one of their students, but the building where the assault occurred was used by the foundation that day.

    Sources tell News4 the woman is mentally challenged. Metro Police promised to being increased patrols to campus.

    If you have any information on the incident or the possible suspect, call police at 202-727-9099.