From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]borderstan.com.
A male was assaulted Friday morning at about 8:15 am in the alley between Swann Street and S Street NW near 16th Street NW. According to a reader report and Prince of Petworth, the suspect approached the victim in the alleyway and attempted to rob him.
During an altercation between the two men, the suspect hit the victim with a brick. The suspect then fled down Swann Street towards New Hampshire Avenue NW. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
No arrests were made in the case and Third District detectives continue to investigate the case.