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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) Offense: 100 Block of New York Avenue, Northeast

Friday, May 22, 2020

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fifth District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Thursday, May 21, 2020, in the 100 block of New York Avenue, Northeast.

At approximately 10:46 am, the suspect and victim were engaged in an altercation at the listed location. During the altercation, the suspect brandished a knife towards the victim. The suspect was apprehended on scene. There were no injuries reported.

On Thursday May 21, 2020, 44 year-old Keisha Sherrell Newell, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).