Monday, March 6, 2023
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Third District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon offense that occurred on Sunday, March 5, 2023, in the 1200 block of U Street, Northwest.
At approximately 11:01 pm, the suspect and victim were engaged in an altercation, inside an establishment, at the listed location. The suspect brandished a bat and assaulted the victim. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
On Sunday, March 5, 2023, 32-year-old Laquesha Whitley, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.