Details from the DC Police are limited to the Police Alert and Twitter feed, but a man was stabbed in the arm during a robbery at 11:15 pm, Friday night, at 16th Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. The busy intersection, right at the western end of the U Street corridor, usually has a large number of people on the street in the area on weekends at this time.
From the DC Police Alert: “STABBING & ROBBERY_2315HRS_16TH ST & NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE NW_LOFB/M 6′ BLK JKT HOOD OVER FACE; B/M 5’7″, HOODED JKT DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20120615308/ Sent on: 12/08 01:26.”
From the DC Police Twitter feed: “3D STABBING&ROBBERY/ 16TH & NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE NW/ADULT MALE STAB IN ARM/LOF B/M 6′,BLK JKT HOOD OVER FACE/B/M 5’7″ HOODED JACKET/5269.”
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