On Wednesday, April 30th, at around 10:35 p.m., First District officers responded to the 1300 block of Ives Place SE for a report of an assault. On the scene, officers found an adult male victim who was suffering from injuries to his face.
The victim said that he was walking in the area when he was approached by a group of 5 people, who began punching the victim, and then fled the scene. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Currently, there is no usable description of the suspects. They are believed to be juveniles.
This case is being actively investigated by members of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Violent Crimes Branch. If you have information or video regarding the incident, please contact the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099 or text information to the Text Tip Line at 50411.
In Other News
At 12:16 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of 21st Street NE on charges of Threatening to Kidnap of Injure a Person.
At 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 2100 block of C Street NE on charges of speeding (30 mph or more).
At 2:11 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of M Street SW on charges of Selling or Dispensing Single Cigarettes.
At 4:01 p.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested on the 1600 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Threatening to Do Bodily Harm.
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 May 1st, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.