Police Investigate K Street Knife Assault

Crime Blotter: April 22

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Police are investigating an assault with a knife that happened Tuesday morning on the sidewalk of the Unit Block of K Street NW at around 5:00 a.m.

Three people were involved in a verbal argument when one of them was stabbed in the upper body. The victim then ran across North Capitol Street and inside a building where police were called. The victim was transported by DCFEMS to an area hospital for treatment. The two other subjects were not located by responding police units.

Anyone 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

At 5:43 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 1100 block of First Street SE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 5:57 p.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 1300 block of Potomac Avenue SE on charges of Simple Assault.

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 April 23rd, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.