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Posted at 4:50 PM ET, 03/18/2010

Woman sexually assaulted in Waldorf

By Washington Post editors

The Charles County Sheriff's department is looking for a man who pulled a woman into a wooded area and sexually assaulted her Thursday night, ABC 7 reports.

Officers say the woman was walking on Western Parkway in Waldorf when a man approached her, pulled her into a wooded area and sexually assaulted her.

The woman struggled with the man, who then fled.

By Washington Post editors  | March 18, 2010; 4:50 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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Is this the East Coast Rapist? Do we have a description of this guy? Why don't they give details?

Posted by: TG10 | March 19, 2010 9:32 AM | Report abuse

Here is the answer: "Officers are still looking for the suspect. The suspect is described as a black male in his early to mid-thirties, 6'2" - 6'3" in height, and 230 pounds. At the time of the attack, he was wearing blue jeans and a tan hat."

Posted by: TG10 | March 19, 2010 9:37 AM | Report abuse

Ladies, time to start packing and taking the law into your own hands.

Posted by: tjhall1 | March 19, 2010 9:56 AM | Report abuse

I live in DC, but have noticed how the media reports topics. Had this happened in PG, this would have read "Woman sexually assaulted in PG County". Usually when crime happens in PG, I have to read the article to find out WHERE is happened. Not in this case and other examples. This one happened in Waldorf, as I could read in the heading. Not in Charles County, as I had to read down to see that. Crime happens in Besthesda, it'll say "xyz happened in Bethesda" versus 'Montgomery County'.

Posted by: kedavis | March 19, 2010 5:26 PM | Report abuse

It's almost every day this stuff comes up. Frankly, I think they should start mandating self-defense courses for females in high schools and colleges. Teach them how to easily remove an eye or damage a testicle and I would hope that the ladies think about carrying mace or a knife or something that gives free air conditioning.

Posted by: Calabrese99 | March 19, 2010 6:25 PM | Report abuse

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