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Man Tries to Pull Down Woman’s Pants Outdoors in Columbia Heights

by Andrew Ramonas — September 12, 2016 at 2:45 pm 0

1300 block of Perry Place NW (Photo via Google Maps)A man exposed himself and tried to take off a woman’s pants in Columbia Heights over the weekend, police said.

The attempted sexual assault occurred on the 1300 block of Perry Place NW about 7 a.m. Saturday.

The victim was behind a rowhouse in the area when a man came up to her, according to authorities.

The man then knocked the woman to the ground, saying he wanted to have sex with her. He exposed himself soon after and focused his attention on removing her pants.

But he abandoned his plans to take off her clothing and pedaled away on a bicycle. It wasn’t immediately clear why he fled.

Police described the suspect as a:

Hispanic male, approximately 25-years-old, between 5’11” and 6’0″ tall, 175 pounds, and with a full beard. He was wearing a black and gray cap, a black and red plaid shirt, and riding a bicycle.

A man also was stabbed downtown this past weekend, according to authorities.

The stabbing happened on the 1100 block of New York Avenue NW about 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

Someone with a knife stabbed the victim during an argument in a park just northwest of the CityCenterDC development, police said. He was brought to a local hospital with stab wounds to his stomach and left arm.

Police put out this tweet with a suspect description:

In addition to shootings near Dupont Circle, Shaw and the Cardozo Education Campus, other incidents that drew attention from cops in the Borderstan coverage area since Friday evening included:

  • A robbery in which two people flashed guns on the 1300 block of Clifton Street NW just west of Cardozo about 2 a.m. Saturday. Police haven’t released descriptions of the six people they’re seeking in the crime.
  • A robbery with a gun on the 1100 block of Euclid Street NW a block north of Cardozo about 2 a.m. Saturday. Authorities said they know who the suspect is.
  • A robbery with a knife on the 400 block of Warner Street NW in Shaw about 2:15 a.m. Sunday. Police stopped three people in connection with the crime.
  • A robbery with a handgun on the 1000 block of I Street NE near the H Street corridor about 5 a.m. Sunday. Police haven’t released a suspect description.

Photo via Google Maps

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