Police Seek Man in Southeast Sexual Assault

Authorities said they are searching for a man in connection with the robbery and sexual assault of a woman in southeast Washington.

The woman was walking in the 4800 block of Benning Road when she was approached by a man who pointed a handgun at her and forced her into an alley on E Street about 2:10 a.m. Tuesday, police said. The man then robbed and sexually assaulted her.

The man is described as a black man in his 20s, about 5-feet-10-inches tall, with short hair and a beard and mustache. He was wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans and black tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about the case should call police at 202-727-9099 or text 50411.

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