Serial groper sought after 3 assaults in northwest DC

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D.C. Police are looking for a man who they say is groping women in the District.

The assaults happened Wednesday and Thursday - all within a mile of each other in the northwest.

The most recent assault happened Thursday morning around 8 a.m. in front of the Residences at Thomas Circle.

Police have released a photo they believe is of the suspect. They say the suspect is a black male; age range in his 30's to his 50's; between 5-foot-2-inches tall and 5-foot-5-inches tall; with a dark complexion and full beard.

Police say the suspect was wearing a red flannel type shirt and in all three offenses, approached the victim and groped her against her will.


1. 1900 block of 15th Street, Northwest on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at approximately 8:20 am.

2. Unit block of Logan Circle, Northwest on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at approximately 5:00 pm.

3. 1300 block of Massachusetts Avenue, Northwest on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at approximately 8:00 am.