Suspect wanted for D.C. box cutter attack

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WASHINGTON, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Box Cutter) offense that occurred on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, in the 2700 block of New York Avenue, Northeast. 

At approximately 8:23 pm, the suspect and victim were engaged in a verbal altercation, inside a residence, at the listed location. The suspect brandished a box cutter and assaulted the victim. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone who can identify this individual or 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 at 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 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.

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