Arrest Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) Offense: Unit Block of L Street, Northwest


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Sunday, May 12, 2019, in the Unit block of L Street, Northwest.

At approximately 4:20 pm, the suspect approached two victims at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and stabbed both victims then fled the scene. Both victims were treated at an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.

On Sunday, May 12, 2019, 40 year-old Dion Andre Thompson, of No Fixed Address, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).


-- News release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept.