Woman kidnapped, sexually assaulted in Southeast DC

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Police are searching for two men who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman near a busy intersection in Southeast D.C.

A woman was kidnapped and forced into an older model white minivan with unknown tags and tint in the rear of the vehicle at around 10 a.m. Wednesday in the 4500 block of Benning Road near the Benning Road Metro station. It is unclear if she was known to these two men.

Police said she was driven to the 1100 block of 46th Place where she was sexually assaulted. It is unclear how she got away or if they left her on the street.

One of the suspect is described as a black male with medium complexion standing 6'6'' tall. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, Timberland boots, a black ski mask and armed with a handgun.

The other suspect is described as a 6'6" black male with a dark complexion. He was wearing a black jacket, black sweatpants, black Nike boots and a black ski mask.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact police at 202-727-9099 or at the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.