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Arrest Made in Assault with Hate Bias

Friday, August 10, 2012

On Friday August 10, 2012 at approximately 12:45 am, First District officers responded to the area of 4th and L Street NW for the report of an assault. Upon their arrival, they learned that the complainant had been the victim of an assault in which the suspect made derogatory remarks regarding the victim’s gender identity and then committed an unprovoked assault of the victim.

The assailant was located a short distance away and was arrested and charged with Simple Assault; the report was classified as being a Hate/Bias motivated offense.  Arrested was 29-year-old Ahmad Robinson, of Silver Spring, MD.