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Robbery and Stabbing Near Petworth Metro Friday Night

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A reader writes:

“Just wanted to give you the heads up about a brutal robbery/stabbing that occurred at NH Ave and Quincy Street last night [Fri 8/21] at about 10pm. About a dozen young guys chased, beat, and stabbed a man for a pair of shoes. You’ll have to contact an MPD official or councilmember for more info – that’s all I have.”

I emailed and confirmed with MPD that this incident did indeed occur. As it is an ongoing investigation they were unable to provide me with more info at present. Though they did say:

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