Sexually Assaulted By A Biker in Mt. Vernon

Location: K Street NW between 6th and 5th Street (Mt Vernon/Convention Center)
Time: Evening Rush Hour (3:30pm-7:30pm)

I was walking to the Safeway at 5th and L Street NW and a biker came up behind me (I could hear the bike, so I moved slightly to the right of the side walk to let it pass) and he grabbed my dress, pulled it up and grabbed my butt. I was able to slightly knock his arm away but never saw his face as he biked off. In shock, I just watched him go.

Submitted on 7/20/12 by “Angela”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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