At around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday evening, a man was attacked with a knife on the unit block of 19th Street NE.
The man told officers that the attacker approached him and slashed him in the stomach, before running away in an unknown direction.
The suspect is described as a black male of around 20 years of age wearing all black clothing.
The victim suffered a non-life-threatening superficial wound an was transported to a nearby hospital conscious and breathing.
Anyone who has knowledge of these incidents or applicable video should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 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 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 1600 block of Kramer Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 3:16 a.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested on the 1900 block of Massachusetts Avenue SE on charges of Threatening to do Bodily Harm.
At 5:41 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 500 block of Second Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 7:18 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 9:27 a.m. Tuesday, there was a robbery on the 1100 block of 17th Street NE.
At 10:51 a.m. Tuesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1100 block of 17th Street NE.
At 11:05 a.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 800 block of H Street NE.
At 6:50 p.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested on the 1900 block of Massachusetts 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 January 15th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.