Woman Arrested in August 18th Southwest Stabbing

Crime Blotter: August 21

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District have made an arrest in an attack with a knife that took place Friday August 18 on the 1200 block of Delaware Avenue SW.

At around 11:00 p.m., two people approached a person at that address. In the course of the fight that followed, one of the suspects pulled a knife and stabbed the victim before running away. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

On Friday, August 18, 2017, a 40-year-old Southeast woman was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).

This case remains under investigation. Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099.

Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

At 8:07 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on charges of Kidnapping on the 600 block of D Street SW.

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.

“Be willing to report suspicious activity,” states Lieutenant Eddie G. Fowler. Call 911.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on August 21, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

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