Police Investigating Series of Assaults in Georgetown Area

Police are investigating a series of assaults in the Georgetown area of Washington, D.C. 

Four assaults were reported between Aug. 3 and Sept. 12, police said. 

The most recent assault happened Monday in the 1300 block of 35th Street NW at about 10:40 p.m. According to police, the suspect approached the victim from behind and groped her while exposing himself. 

The man the exposed himself to another victim as he ran from the scene. 

Similar attacks have been reported in other parts of the popular neighborhood. 

On Sept. 5, a man groped a woman in the 1200 block of Potomac Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. Two weeks earlier, a woman told police a man grabbed her near the intersection of 37th and T streets at 10:10 p.m.

On Aug. 3, a man armed with a knife grabbed a woman and tried to sexually assault her.

Police say the crimes could be related.

Anyone with information about these crimes should call police. 

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