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Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) Offense: 2100 Block of 15th Street, Southeast

Thursday, August 9, 2018


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Seventh District have announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Thursday, August 9, 2018, in the 2100 block of 15th Street, Southeast.


At approximately 1:52 pm, the suspect approached the victim, inside of an apartment building, at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and stabbed the victim.  The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.


On Thursday, August 9, 2018, 51-year-old Deann Covington, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).