Two men sought in sexual assault Saturday morning, D.C. police say

December 23, 2013

D.C. police said Monday that they are searching for two men who forced a woman into a Northeast Washington alley early Saturday, threatened her with a knife and sexually assaulted her.

According to police, the woman was walking in the area of West Virginia Avenue and Mount Olivet Street NE about 2 a.m. Saturday when two men approached her from behind. The attackers also stole items from the woman before fleeing, police said

Police described one of the men as African American with a dark complexion, about 5-feet, 11-inches tall, with a slim to medium build. They said he looked to be about 27 years old, was clean-shaven and was last seen wearing a black scarf, black hoodie and dark pants. Police described the second man as African American with a light complexion, about 5-foot, 9-inches tall, and 19 to 25 years old. They said he was wearing a long-sleeved blue or gray thermal shirt, light color pants, and silver and black athletic shoes.

Police said that anyone with information about the case can call 202-727-9099 or can send anonymous information by texting 50411.

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Post staff writer Dan Morse covers courts and crime in Montgomery County, Md.
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