Thursday, August 2, 2012


The United States Park Police, Criminal Investigation Branch, is currently investigating a Sexual Assault that occurred Saturday, July 7, 2012 at approximately 0100 hours in the Georgetown Waterfront area. 
The victim was approached by the suspect in the area of M Street and 31st Street, NW.  The suspect offered to assist the victim in locating her friends.  The suspect led the victim onto the C&O Canal just off of 31st Street, and pushed the victim down into the bushes and sexually assaulted the victim.  The victim was able to get away from the suspect.  The suspect was last seen on the C&O Canal at 31st Street, NW. 

Sketch of the suspect above and a description as follows:

White Male, with a heavy Australian accent
Late 20’s, Approximately 5’9”, slightly overweight
Short dark hair, Scruffy beard
Wearing a polo shirt with white and blue horizontal stripes
Wearing shorts, unknown color
Unknown shoes

If you come in contact with an individual matching the above description or image, please contact the U.S. Park Police Communications Section at 202-610-7505, or the U.S. Park Police Tip Line 202-610-8737, reference case #12-33695.