Washington, DC

Photo by PoPville flickr user Miki J.

From an MPD Listserv at 9:15pm:

“What is happening on the 1000 block of U Street, NW? The south sidewalk and the African-American Civil War Memorial are closed off by crime scene tape and there is a pile of bloody clothes being guarded by your officers in front of the CVS.”

MPD responds:

“Metro Transit Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred at the station.”

Update from MPD:

“Metro Transit Police report that the victim sustained a non-life threatening laceration to the ear. Metro Transit Police are investigating.”

The Washington Post reported it happened at 7:40pm:

“A man was cut on a Metro train Tuesday night during an attempt to rob him , authorities said.”


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