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Man Arrested in Friday Stabbing at Potomac Avenue Metro

A 40-year old District man has been arrested in connection with a Friday morning stabbing at Potomac Ave (700 14th St. SE).). He has also been charged with an armed robbery that happened six days earlier at Eastern Market.

Metropolitan Transit Police Department (MTPD) Officers made the arrest after spotting the suspect Friday evening near 16th and U Streets SE.

Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) said that just before noon June 30, MTPD and DC Fire Emergency Medical Services (DC FEMS) went to the station after getting a report of a stabbing.

“Preliminarily, it appears an adult male suspect stabbed the victim while attempting to rob her while on an escalator,” said the spokesperson.

A woman is being treated for non life-threatening injuries.

The same suspect is believed to have committed an armed robbery about a week earlier, just down Pennsylvania Avenue SE at Eastern Market Station (701 Pennsylvania Ave. SE). No injuries resulted from the June 24 incident.

If you have any information, call 202-962-2121 or text “MyMTPD” (696873). Crime Solvers offers a $1,000 rewards for tips leading to identification and/or arrest or indictment of the suspect involved in this crime.

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