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Prince George's police: Man sought in 2 sexual assaults

Thursday - 11/7/2013, 12:13pm  ET

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Police are looking for a man they say sexually assaulted two women during two separate robberies. (Prince George's County Police)

WASHINGTON - Police are still looking for a man they say sexually assaulted two women during two separate robberies in the Chillum, Md., area Tuesday afternoon.

Prince George's County police say the two incidents occurred within minutes of one another.

The first occurred shortly after 1 p.m. when the man approached two women walking along Belcrest Road. Armed with a handgun, he forced them into a nearby wooded area, demanded their property and sexually assaulted one of the women, police say.

Fifteen minutes later, the same man robbed a group of three teens made up of two boys and one girl. He again demanded property, and then sexually assaulted the girl.

Both incidents occurred in the vicinity of Belcrest and Adelphi roads, not far from Northwestern High School.

The school was briefly on lockdown because of the investigation, but students were released at a normal time.

Police used K-9s and helicopters to search for the suspect.

The suspect is described as 5-feet-6-inches to 5-feet-10-inches tall with a slim build and around 30 years old.

Police say the suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 30 years old with a slim build. (Courtesy Prince George's County Police Department)

Police say he was last seen wearing camouflage-style pants and a red baseball cap with a black or blue brim.

Anyone with information should call the CID Sexual Assault Unit at 301-772-4908. To remain anonymous, call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

Tips can also be sent via text to CRIMES (274537) or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online. Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for tips that lead to an arrest and indictment in this case.

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