A female Georgetown University student was sexually assaulted a few blocks away from school early Friday morning.
Georgetown University’s Department of Public Safety says in happened around 2 a.m., in the 3300 block of Prospect St. NW.
The student, who lives on campus, says a man came up behind her, put his hand up her dress, and a tore a part of her clothing, but was able to escape the suspect.
The suspect is described as a black male, with a medium build, about 6’3″, wearing a black t-shirt and dark jeans. He was last seen running towards M Street.
On April 9, another student was sexually assaulted in her dorm, Copley Hall.
Around 6 p.m., she was walking down to the building’s basement when a man said, “Hey girl,” then grabbed her from behind, pushed her up against the wall, put one hand on her mouth and the other up her shirt. She was able to push the suspect away, and run out of the building.
The suspect is described as a while male in his early twenties, about 6 feet tall, with a medium build and wearing a black t-shirt.
D.C. police are investigating both incidents.
Campus police are reminding students to practice safety measures like calling in any suspicious activity, and using the Georgetown Shuttle or the campus SAFERIDES escorts if they are traveling alone late at night.