Female student sexually assaulted on 35th Street

At 2 a.m. Saturday, a student on the 1300 block of 35th Street was sexually assaulted by an unknown man.

According to a Department of Public Safety alert, the assault occurred while the woman was looking for her keys and about to enter her residence. The student defended herself against her attacker, who then fled north on 36th Street and was described as “a white male, approximately 5 feet, 9 inches, stocky build, dark hair and wearing a white t-shirt.” Afterward, the student went to the DPS office to report the crime.

The assault will be investigated under the direction of the Metropolitan Police Department.

DPS is requesting that anyone who has information regarding this assault, or who noticed any suspects around the time of the incident, to contact them immediately at (202) 687-4343.

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