Police search for sexual assault suspect in Prince George’s County

WASHINGTON — Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted in connection with an attack on a woman near a Metro station.

Prince George’s County police say the woman was sexually assaulted near the New Carrollton station just before 6:45 a.m. Thursday.

Detectives believe that the suspect followed the woman from the station to a business located on Garden City Drive in Landover, and that the attack took place inside the business.

Surveillance images have been released of the suspect, who is believed to be about 20 years old and 5 feet 11 inches tall.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Sexual Assault Unit at 301-772-4908. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

Metro Transit Police also are working to identify the suspect.

John Aaron

John Aaron is a news anchor and reporter for WTOP. After starting his professional broadcast career as an anchor and reporter for WGET and WGTY in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he went on to spend several years in the world of sports media, working for Comcast SportsNet, MLB Network Radio, and WTOP.

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