Knife Pulled in H Street Argument Saturday

Weekend Crime Blotter


At 3:30 a.m. Sunday, two people got in an argument on the 1200 block of H Street NE. The two did not know one another. In the course of the argument, one person pulled out a pocket knife and cut the victim.

The victim was transported to hospital for treatment.

The preliminary lookout is for a block male suspect about 5’7” to 5’ 8” in heigh with a short haircut and goatee, wearing blue jeans and a t-shirt.

Anyone who can identify the persons or cars in the image or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099. You can also text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.

Crime Solvers of Washington DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

On Saturday at 2:45 p.m., a man was arrested on the 2000 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Robbery.

On Saturday at 4:15 p.m. there was a theft on the 300 block of Independence Avenue SW.

On Sunday at 2:15 a.m. a man was arrested on the 2100 block of H Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

On Sunday at 2:35 a.m., a woman was arrested on the Unit block of M Street SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence (third or subsequent offence).

On Sunday at 5:05 a.m., there was an assault with a dangerous weapon outside a night spot on the 1200 block of H Street NE.

On Sunday 5:02 p.m., a car was stolen at a residence on the 200 block of 12th Place NE>

Reporting Illegal Activity

Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.

When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:

  • Brief description of the activity;
  • Date, time and location of the activity;
  • Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
  • Descriptions of vehicles;
  • Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
  • Your name and contact information.

“As we continue to work with our community in the prevention of crime, we ask that if you see something suspicious you contact us immediately,” says First District Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPA.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on August 9th and 10th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.