Police: Suspect Allegedly Set Woman's Hair on Fire

WASHINGTON — D.C. police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly set a woman’s hair on fire.

The reported incident occurred Jan. 20 around 2 p.m., when the suspect approached a woman and set her hair on fire with a lighter in the 700 block of Pennsylvania Avenue NW, officials said. The victim was not injured.

D.C. police say they have already investigated a number of tips from the public regarding the case.

Anyone with information can call police at 202-727-9099 or send a text message to the Text Tip Line at 50411.

Below is a picture of the suspect provided by D.C. police.

Police seek suspect of alleged assault with a dangerous weapon offense. (Courtesy D.C. police)
Police seek suspect of alleged assault with a dangerous weapon offense. (Courtesy D.C. police)

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