Police Investigate K Street Assault

Crime Blotter: May 15th

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First District officers are investigating an assault that occurred at around 3:30 a.m. on the 100 block of K Street SE.  The victim got into an argument with a group of individuals. The argument escalated to the point where he was assaulted. The victim was transported to hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The case is being actively investigated by First District Detectives. Investigators can be reached at (202) 299-2025, should you have any information about the incident.  Alternatively, information can be forwarded to investigators by contacting the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099 or the Text Tip Line by texting 50411.

In Other News

At 3:19 a.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 7 a.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 1900 block of C Street NE on charges of Speeding (30 mph or more).

At 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 1800 block of Independence Avenue SE on charges of Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

At 6:56 p.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the 100 block of North Carolina Avenue SE.

At 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, two men were arrested on the 700 block of 24th Street NE on charges of Threatening to Do Bodily Harm. A third was arrested at the same time on charges of [Simple] Assault of a Police Officer.

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 16th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.