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Suspect Sought in an Assault on a Police Officer Offense: 800 Block of 51st Street, Southeast

Wednesday, December 6, 2017


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Sixth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an Assault on a Police Officer offense that occurred on Friday, November 17, 2017, in the 800 block of 51st Street, Southeast.


At approximately 8:48 pm, Metropolitan Police Department officers were conducting an investigation at the listed location. A suspect approached the area and discharged a firearm in the direction of the officers. The suspect then fled the scene. There were no injuries.


A person of interest was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in this video:


Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent offense, committed in the District of Columbia.