D.C. police seek sex assault suspect who posed as cab driver

District police are searching for a man they say posed as a cab driver and sexually assaulted two women in separate early morning incidents this month in the District.

The driver, described as being of Middle Eastern descent and between 30 and 40 years old, is alleged to have picked up one woman in Dupont Circle on May 11 and attacked her in the 300 block of 18th Street NE.


A composite of the suspect. (D.C. police)

The victims described their attacker as having olive skin, with a thin build and thick or curly hair. Police released a composite sketch of the suspect.

Police asked anyone with information in the case to call (202) 727-9009 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).

David Nakamura covers the White House. He has previously covered sports, education and city government and reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Japan.

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