Man Hit With Chain in West End Parking Dispute

by Andrew Ramonas November 10, 2016 at 1:30 pm 0

1200 block of 24th Street NW (Photo via Google Maps)A man was whacked with a chain during an argument over parking in West End last night, police said.

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.

Photo via Google Maps


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