Police Seek Suspect in Northeast Assault

Crime Blotter: January 22nd

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Police are investigating a fight that turned violent inside an H Street restaurant Wednesday night. Police were called to the 1200 block of H Street NE around 8:10 p.m. Jan. 22 and were told that the two men got into a fight that escalated to the point where one man cut the other with a unknown weapon before fleeing the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20 years old, 6’0, light skin, wearing blue jeans and had dreadlocks.

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 7:10 a.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of 20th Street NE on charges of Speeding 30 mph or over.

At 8:48 a.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 1300 block of K Street SE on charges of Possessing Liquid PCP.

At 8:58 a.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 1500 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, 10 people were arrested on the Unit block of Independence Avenue SE on charges of Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding, as part of a protest activity.

At 1:03 p.m. a man was arrested on the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs.

At 1:23 p.m. Wednesday, there was a theft at a home on the 200 block of I Street NE.

At 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 2500 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Possessing a Prohibited Weapon.

At 5:03 p.m. Wednesday, there was a theft at a home on the 500 block of Sixth Street NE.

At 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of M Street SE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 5:57 p.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the 1000 block of H Street 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 January 23rd, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.