Police make arrest after D.C. knife attack


WASHINGTON, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Seventh District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon offense that occurred on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Southeast.

At approximately 12:00 pm, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and attempted to stab the victim. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.

On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 26 year-old Wayne Jones, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife)

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