*Updated with Composite Sketch* Suspect Sought in an Enticing a Child Offense: 2700 Minnesota Avenue, Southeast

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Physical and Sexual Abuse Branch seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in reference to an Enticing a Child offense that occurred on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in the 2700 block of Minnesota Avenue, Southeast.

At approximately 4:15 pm, the suspect attempted to entice a juvenile to engage in sexual acts.  The suspect then fled north in the 2700 block of Minnesota Avenue, Southeast, towards Anacostia Road, Southeast.

The suspect is described as a black male, 40 to 45 years old, approximately 5’10” to 6’0” in height, with a light mustache, shaved haircut, medium complexion, and medium to heavy build. He was last seen wearing dark jeans, a red short-sleeve t-shirt with white writing, brown flip flops, and carrying a brown shoulder bag. Below is a composite sketch of the suspect:

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

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-- News release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept.