Police Arrest Man on Misdemeanor Sex Assault Charges Tuesday

Crime Blotter: August 27th

642

At around 10 a.m. Tuesday morning, police arrested a man for inappropriately touching a woman on the 500 block of Eighth Street SE.

Police were conducting a traffic investigation on the block when they watched a man confront a woman on the sidewalk. When the man touched the woman inappropriately, the officer stopped the man and detained him on charges of Misdemeanor Sexual Assault.

The woman was not injured.

Should you have any information or video from the area, please contact the First District at (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.

Arrest Made in D Street Robbery

Police announced that an arrest has been made in a robbery that took place Monday, August 26 on D Street SE.

At around 5:46 p.m. Monday, a suspect entered a business on the 700 block of D Street SE armed with a stun gun. He demanded money, which he was given before he fled the scene.

A 24-year-old Southeast man was arrested later that day and charged with Armed Robbery of an Establishment.

In Other News

At 12:27 a.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 700 block of 15th Street SE.

At 2:37 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 2000 block of Rosedale Street NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the Unit block of O Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 2:14 p.m. Tuesday, there was a robbery on the 1000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

Reporting Illegal Activity

Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.

When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:

  • Brief description of the activity;
  • Date, time and location of the activity;
  • Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
  • Descriptions of vehicles;
  • Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
  • Your name and contact information.

“As we continue to work with our community in the prevention of crime, we ask that if you see something suspicious you contact us immediately,” says First District Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPA.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on August 28th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.