Man Arrested in L Street Stabbing

Crime Blotter: May 13

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Detectives from Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District announced an arrest has been made in a stabbing that happened on the Unit block of L Street NW on Sunday, May 12.

At around 4:20 p.m. Sunday, a suspect approached two victims. He took out a knife and stabbed both victims, then fled the scene.

Both victims were treated at an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.

On Sunday, May 12, a 40-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).

In Other News

At 12 a.m. Monday, a car was stolen on the 700 block of Third Street NE.

At 12 a.m. Monday, two men were arrested on the 1200 block of E Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 7 a.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 1500 block of F Street NE on charges of Arson.

At 10:34 p.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 2000 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Destruction of Public Property.

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 14th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.