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Man Beaten During Robbery and Attempted Sexual Assault in Shaw

by Tim Regan — August 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm 2 Comments

900 M Street NW, photo via Google Street View(Updated at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday) Someone beat up and robbed a man, then tried to force him to perform a sex act in Shaw early Sunday morning, according to D.C. Police.

The crime occurred in an alley on the 900 block of M St. NW around 3 a.m. Sunday.

A robber threw a man to the ground and punched him before patting him down for money, the police report says. When the robber found the man had no money, he told the man to perform oral sex on him. But the man called out to a bystander who came to his aid, causing the robber to run off with the man’s backpack, authorities said.

Police described the man as:

A black male, approximately 20-21 years old, 6’0″ tall, with a chubby build and dark complexion.  The suspect was seen wearing a black tank top t-shirt and gray sweatpants.

Authorities are also searching for someone who allegedly punched a man and stole his phone in Shaw early this morning.

The violent robbery happened on the 1300 block of 7th St. NW around 3:30 a.m. today, police said.

According to a police report, a man was walking along 7th Street when he was passed by another man. Without warning, the man turned around and punched the victim, causing him to fall to the ground, police said. The robber then swiped the man’s phone and ran off.

A police officer recovered the man’s phone shortly after the crime occurred, but authorities are still on the lookout for the suspected robber, who is described as:

B/M 30-40 yoa, white shirt, blue jeans and a hat

Photo via Google Street View

Comments (2)

  1. Kudos to the bystander who helped out a neighbor. Otherwise, this is just depressing.

  2. Glenn Prohovich

    I woulda bitten it off and spit it into alley

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