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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Baseball Bat) Offense: 1000 Block of First Street, Northwest

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's First District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Baseball Bat) offense that occurred on Sunday, July 26, 2020, in the 1000 block of First Street, Northwest.


At approximately 6:53 pm, the suspect and victim were involved in a verbal altercation at the listed location. The suspect brandished a baseball bat and struck the victim. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.


On Sunday, July 26, 2020, 52 year-old Lawrence Winston, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Baseball Bat).