A woman was attacked early Saturday morning, May 24, in the 2400 block of Wisconsin Avenue, NW, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. She appears to have been uninjured.
Various media outlets, however, tell slightly different news stories of the incident, which took place across from Guy Mason Park.
ABC7 News reported: “In the Glover Park neighborhood, residents aren’t used to hearing about this kind of crime. … According to police, the incident took place at about 1 a.m. on Saturday morning. A 19-year-old waitress had just gotten off work, and she was walking in the 2400 block of Wisconsin Avenue when a man grabbed her in an alley and tried to force her to perform a sex act. Luckily, she was able to break free and run for help. … Even at that time of morning, neighbors say there is usually foot traffic here, usually made up of patrons of the bars and restaurants.”
NBC News 4 added this to the story: “Sources tell News4 the suspect was a customer at the establishment where the woman worked earlier in the evening. The customer was ‘pushy’ toward the woman while she was working, but she had ignored his advances at the time, sources say. The victim told police the suspect pulled her into an alley just before closing time and tried to get her to perform a sexual act, but she was able to run away and call 911.”
This is part of what Fox5 News reported: “According to the police report, a 19-year-old waitress tells police a man pulled her by the head and forced her to perform a sex act at about 1 a.m. Saturday morning in an alley in the 2400 block of Wisconsin Avenue of Northwest. The police report calls the incident first-degree sex abuse with force. Police aren’t releasing any real information about the case or a description of the suspect, but no arrests have been made and detectives have been seen in the area looking for evidence.”
MPD detectives were seen Memorial Day, May 26, walking along Wisconsin Avenue checking for leads and surveillance records of the incident. MPD had not issued a suspect description as of May 27.