The attack occurred on the 1200 block of 24th Street NW about 9 p.m. Wednesday.
The victim was standing by his car and arguing with another man about a parking area near the Park Hyatt Washington hotel, according to authorities. The individual bickering with the victim then used a chain to hit the man, injuring him.
It wasn’t immediately clear if the victim sought treatment for his injuries.
Police arrested 53-year-old Eduardo Rosado of Arlington for assault with a dangerous weapon. Information on his lawyer wasn’t immediately available.
A man also was hit in the head and robbed in Columbia Heights early yesterday morning, according to authorities.
The violent robbery happened near 11th and Lamont streets NW about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday.
The victim was walking about a block north of Tubman Elementary School when someone assaulted him and took his cellphone, wallet and keys.
The man was brought to a local hospital for treatment.
Police haven’t released any suspect information.
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