Washington, DC

Thanks to a reader for sending this disturbing report from the Washington Blade:

“An unidentified female suspect punched a gay man several times in the face while calling him a faggot in an unprovoked attack on July 2 inside a Safeway store at 5th and L Streets, N.W., according to an account the victim gave to D.C. police.”

MPD writes:

“The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to a Simple Assault which occurred in the 400 block of L Street, NW, on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at approximately 3:00 PM. The subject was captured by the store’s surveillance cameras.

DO YOUR PART TO HELP PREVENT AND SOLVE CRIME. 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 conviction of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia. Your assistance is appreciated by your community. CCN #14-096-982.

Anyone who can identify these individuals 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 to 50411.”


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