Police Announce Arrest in Benning Road Assault

Crime Blotter: June 3rd

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On Monday, detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Fifth District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon that happened on Monday, June 3 on the 800 block of Bladensburg Road NE.

At around 9:43 a.m., a suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and threatened an employee. He was was subsequently captured by officers.

On Monday, June 3, a 23 year-old Northeast man was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).

In Other News

At 8:58 a.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 900 block of Delaware Avenue SW on charges of Destruction of Property.

At 9:43 a.m. Monday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon at a doctor’s office on the 800 block of Bladensburg Road NE.

At 12:23 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 2400 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 1:53 p.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 700 block of 19th Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 3 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested at the Cannon House Office Building on charges of Possession of a Bb Gun.

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 June 4th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.