Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) Offense: 1700 Block of Gales Street, Northeast


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District have announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Thursday, February 7, 2019, in the 1700 block of Gales Street, Northeast.

At approximately 11:07 am, three suspects approached the victims at the listed location. During this encounter, a dispute ensued. One of the suspects brandished a knife and stabbed one of the victims. The suspects then fled the scene. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 27-year-old Tyrelle Deonte Simon, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).

This case remain under investigation. Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.


-- News release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept.