DC police arrest man suspected of breaking into house, sexually assaulting woman

D.C. police say they have arrested a man suspected of breaking into a house in Columbia Heights early Sunday morning and sexually assaulting a woman.

Theodore Tinsley, 26, has been charged with burglary one and first-degree sexual abuse.

The break-in happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. Sunday in the 3600 block of 13th Street Northwest, according to D.C. police. After assaulting the woman, the suspect ran away on foot.


Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about this article and others.

Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here.

© 2020 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up