Two Sought in Attempted Sex Assault of Teen Girl

Friday, Feb 21, 2014  |  Updated 2:03 AM EDT
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Two Sought in Attempted Sex Assault of Teen Girl

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Police are looking for two men wanted in a robbery and attempted sex assault earlier this week.

A 17-year-old girl was walkingin an alley in the 7400 block of 9th Street NW around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when she was approached by two men, who pushed her to the ground, police said.

"The young lady did exactly what she should have done," Cmdr. Dan Hickson with D.C. Police said. "She made a decision to resist the assault, then sought help from an adult in a house close by."

The girl said one of the men attempted to sexually assault her, while the other took property from her.

The men fled the scene shortly after, police said.

The first suspect is described as a black man with a dark complexion, standing 5'9", betweeen 16 and 21 years old. He was wearing unknown colored pants, a black jacket, a black skull cap and black glasses during the assault. 

If you have information regarding this incident, call police at 202-727-9099. 

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