by Tim Regan August 2, 2015 at 6:15 pm 4,759 0

Police Car(Updated at 7:46 p.m.) A man was forced into a van at gunpoint and sexually assaulted in Columbia Heights on Friday night, D.C. Police say.

According to police, a man was walking near 14th Street and Parkwood Place NW around 8 p.m. when he was approached by another man holding a gun. Police say the gun-wielding man then forced the victim into a white van and sexually assaulted him.

Police are currently on the lookout for two men. One suspect is described as “Hispanic,” six-foot-one to six-foot-two inches tall, 22 to 27 years of age, slim with short, black curly hair and was last seen wearing an orange shirt and grey sweat pants.

The other is described as having a “light complexion,” heavyset and 17 to 19 years of age.

At least five other men of unknown descriptions were also involved, say police.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.

DC Crime Solvers 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 an assault committed in the District of Columbia.

by January 7, 2013 at 8:01 pm 0

From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]

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Crime news from Dupont-Logan-U Street.

DC Police announced Saturday that two Maryland men have been arrested for a sexual assault on New Year’s Day on the 1700 block of Rhode Island Avenue NW.

According to police, an adult female left a party with two known male acquaintances just before 4 am on January 1. The two men allegedly led her to a parking garage and sexually assaulted her. Police arrested 21-year-old Nicholas Schultz and 26-year-old Matthew Maldonado in the case.

Both were charged with second-degree sexual abuse. Schultz and Maldonado have preliminary hearings scheduled for Thursday morning.

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