Man Sought After Allegedly Laying Condom on Woman on Metro Train

UPDATE: The suspect turned himself in to police Friday morning.


A D.C. man is wanted on assault charges after a woman reported to police he put a fluid-filled condom on her shoulder on a Metro train, police say.

An arrest warrant issued Wednesday alleges 25-year-old Lawrence Nathaniel Harris, of Northeast, assaulted the woman, Metro Transit Police said.

The incident happened on a Largo-bound Blue Line train on May 24, police said.

The woman was not physically injured, police said.

Metro police identified Harris as a possible suspect using digital camera footage and the victim positively identified him as the suspect.

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Police said after the arrest warrant was issued, Harris made arrangements to turn himself in Thursday morning, but did not show up.

Harris is facing simple assault charges.

Anyone with information about Harris' whereabouts is asked to call Metro Transit Police at (202) 962-2121 or text an anonymous tip to "MyMTPD" (696873).

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