Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fifth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Monday, January 7, 2019, in the 1300 block of North Capitol Street, Northwest.
At approximately 9:20 pm, the suspect and the victim were involved in a verbal altercation. The suspect brandished a knife and stabbed the victim then fled the scene. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in this video: https://youtu.be/tpR_m-HAnas
Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.