Woman raped, assaulted near Southwest D.C. Waterfront

A woman was assaulted and raped early Monday morning near the Southwest Waterfront, police say.

Authorities are now looking for a suspect who approached a woman at the unit block of M Street in Southwest D.C. sometime between 12:30 and 1:45 a.m.

Police say the suspect grabbed the woman from behind and pushed her to the ground and then suspect sexually assaulted her before fleeing on foot.

Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to call detectives at (202) 727-9099.