Photo by PoPville flickr user nevermindtheend
From Metro Transit Police:
“Metro Transit Police have arrested a 29-year-old man for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly threatened a Green Line train operator with a knife this morning.
At approximately 8:40 a.m. today, Metro Transit Police officers responded to Anacostia Station after the operator of a southbound Green Line train reported that he had been threatened with a knife by a male patron, subsequently identified as Norman W. Polk.
Polk allegedly kicked and banged on the door leading to the train operator’s cab while the train was stopped servicing a station. When the operator opened the door to see what was going on, Polk allegedly displayed a three-inch folding knife and verbally threatened the operator for not moving the train fast enough. The operator secured the door and radioed for assistance.
Metro Transit Police responded, and the suspect was arrested on the platform at Anacostia Station without further incident. A knife was recovered at the scene.
The police activity resulted in Green Line delays of approximately 15 minutes during the morning rush hour, and two trains were single-tracked around the incident. There were no injuries.”
Thanks to Bill for sending: “Hey for anyone commuting along Beach Dr/ Rock Creek Park: Tree blocking Park Rd NW, just up the hill from Piney Branch Parkway. Cars are…
photo by Eric P. From a press release: “The Joint Task Force – National Capital Region, in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration and multiple interagency partners, will conduct an…
Thanks to Gilles for sending this Nova from near Union Station. Sweet City Ride is made possible by readers like you! Email your finds to [email protected]
photo by Joanna Hiatt Kim “Dear PoPville, I had a nice conversation with a woman while we were both waiting to get our passport photos taken at the Eastern Market…