Police seek suspect in Mitchellville sexual assault investigation

WASHINGTON – Police in Prince George’s County canvased a Mitchellville, Maryland community Wednesday evening in an effort to gain information about an April sexual assault.

A man sexually assaulted a woman in the 11000 block of Lake Arbor Way, near Winged Foot Drive, around 5:40 a.m. on April 29. Police say the suspect approached a 19-year-old as she was walking and forced her into a nearby field, where he sexually assaulted her. The man implied that he had a gun.

The suspect is a black man, 20 to 30 years old, approximately 5-feet-6-inches to 5-feet-7-inches tall, with a thin to average build and freckles. He was wearing a black hooded jacket and a nylon skull cap at the time of the assault.

Police passed out a flyer with a sketch of the suspect Wednesday. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered in the case.

Anyone with information about the suspect identity should call the CID Sexual Assault Unit at 301-772-4908 or CRIME SOLVERS at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). You can also text a tip to CRIMES (274537).

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