CRIME

Woman sexually assaulted near Gallaudet University

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(WJLA) - A woman was sexually assaulted at knifepoint near Gallaudet University early Saturday morning.

The assault happened at about 2 a.m. Saturday near West Virginia Avenue and Mount Olivet Street NE, MPD officials say, just steps from the northeast corner of Gallaudet's campus.

Authorities say that the female victim was forced from behind into an alley by two men. The suspects pulled a knife on her, then sexually assaulted and robbed her before fleeing.

MPD officials provided vague descriptions of both suspects - black males in their 20s standing between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-11.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 202-727-9099.

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