Man gets two life terms in Mt. Vernon rape attempt


A Baltimore man was sentenced yesterday to two consecutive life sentences plus 15 years in prison for the attempted rape and imprisonment of a 19-year-old woman at a Mount Vernon laundromat.

Saleem Abdullah, also known as Donald Sasser, 43, of the 2000 block of N. Calvert St., was on parole for attempted murder at the time of the offense, in June 2000. Abdullah had been released for about five months at the time of the attack

Abdullah was convicted Feb. 5 by Circuit Judge Albert J. Matricciani Jr.

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