Arrests Made in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) Offense: 1800 Block of L Street, Northwest


Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District announced two arrests have been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in the 1800 block of L Street, Northwest.

At approximately 7:52 pm, two suspects entered an establishment at the listed location. Once inside, the suspects concealed merchandise on their person. As the suspects were leaving the establishment, they were confronted by an employee. One of the suspects brandished a knife and threatened the employee. The suspects then fled the scene. Responding officers located and arrested the suspects.

On Saturday, June 15, 2019, 24 year-old Bernard Vance, of District Heights, MD, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) and Theft Two. Additionally, 20 year-old Ocean Mahone, of Oxon Hill, MD, was also arrested and charged with Theft Two.


-- News release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept.