Police Seek Suspect in Second-Degree Child Sexual Abuse

MPD Crime Blotter August 15

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Suspect sought in sexual abuse offence on 100 block District Sq. SW. Photo: Press MPD

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Youth and Family Services Division seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in reference to a Second-Degree Child Sexual Abuse Offense that occurred on Sunday, Aug. 14, on the 100 Block of District Square, Southwest.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., the suspect engaged in an unwanted sexual contact with the victim. The suspect then fled the scene.

According to DC Code, an individual can be charged with second degree sexual abuse where the person knows or has reason to know that the other person is incapable of: appraising the nature of the conduct, declining participation in that sexual act; or communicating unwillingness to participate in the act.

The suspect was captured by nearby surveillance cameras and can be seen in the photos below.

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.