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).