Police investigate sexual assault in Georgetown Waterfront Park

Police are investigating a sexual assault that happened in the Georgetown Waterfront Park.

Officers say the attack happened on October 19 around 7:30 p.m. in the 3200 block of Water Street when a man grabbed the victim.

The suspect fled the area and was last seen running east through the park towards the Georgetown Waterfront shops and M Street, NW.

Police released a sketch of the suspect who is described as a Caucasian or Hispanic male, with medium skin. He was approximately 5'5'' to 5'8'' and between 22 and 23 years of age.

He had a medium build, short dark messy hair, and was clean shaven. The victim described him as wearing red shorts, a blue shirt, and carrying a dark in color back pack

Police also say he spoke Spanish and English and was possibly homeless.

Anyone with information is asked to contact United States Park Police at 202-610-7500 or the USPP Tip Line at 202-610-8737.