A man robbed and sexually assaulted a transgender woman in northeast D.C. Sunday morning, police said.
The victim was walking in the 200 block of 51st Street NE when she was struck by a man about 4:45 a.m., police said. The man sexually assaulted her and stole her purse at gunpoint before fleeing.
Police described the attacker as a black man in his early 20s standing about 5-foot-7 or 5-foot-8 with brown eyes and short braids. He was wearing a black shirt, blue jeans and white sneaker. He was armed with a handgun.
Anyone with information about the case should call police at 202-727-9099 or text the tip to 50411.