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“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in an aggravated assault which occurred in the 2000 block of S Street NW.
On Sunday, October 27, 2013, at approximately 4:15 am, members of the Second District received a call for the report of an assault in the 2000 block of S Street, Northwest. Upon their arrival, Second District members located an adult male lying unconscious on the sidewalk. Personnel from DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services transported him to a local hospital where he was admitted and remains hospitalized.
The investigation has revealed that the male complainant was assaulted in the 2000 block of S Street, Northwest, by one of two males. Two individuals moved the complainant from the middle of the 2000 block of S Street to the sidewalk where he was located by police.
On Friday, November 1, 2013, 38-year-old James Brown of Southeast, DC, was charged with Aggravated Assault, pursuant to a District of Columbia Superior Court Arrest Warrant in connection with this offense. He was arrested by members of the Homicide Branch.”
Also on Friday from MPD:
“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District announced today a suspect has been arrested in connection with a robbery force and violence incident that occurred in the 800 block of 1st Street NE.
On Thursday, October 17, 2013, at approximately 4:00am, a male subject was assaulted and robbed in the 800 block of 1st Street NE. As a result of their investigation, on Thursday, October 31, 2013, detectives from the First District arrested 20-year-old Shabazz Thompson, of Washington, DC and charged him with Robbery Force and Violence. An additional person of interest is still being sought as the investigation continues.”
NBC Washington reported that this was a “brutal beating of a CNN producer who was jumped while walking to work two weeks ago.”