DC resident accused of abduction and attempted rape, could face life in prison: police

A D.C. resident has been indicted on two felony charges; abduction with the intent to defile and attempted rape. 

The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Dykwon Perry Davis of Washington, D.C. 

According to officials, the charges arose from an investigation into the report of a sexual assault that occurred in the late evening hours of February 3, 2024, in the Potomac Yard neighborhood. Officials say the abduction charge carries a potential maximum penalty of life in prison. The attempted rape charge carries a potential maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. 

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These charges will be tried before the Circuit Court for the City of Alexandria. 

Davis is currently in the custody of the Washington, D.C.


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