Man who asked for directions sexually assaulted in Northwest Washington

A man who asked for directions early Sunday in Northwest Washington was taken into an alley and sexually assaulted by another man at gunpoint, according to D.C. police.

The attack occurred about 4 a.m. on Sunday in the 1600 block of 3rd Street NW, near Truxton Circle. Police said the victim was also robbed.

Police released few other details of the attack and had only a scant description of the assailant, a man wearing blue jeans and white T-shirt with a dark-colored weapon.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 202-727-9099 or text the department’s tip line at 50411.

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