Crime Briefs

Crime Briefs

Stabbing on South Kings Highway

Near midnight on May 16, three men approached another man walking near South Kings Highway and Memorial Street. The men demanded money from the late-night stroller, and when he rebuffed them, one of them stabbed him several times with a knife. After the stabbing, the men stole the victim’s jewelry and fled into the night. The victim was taken to Alexandria Hospital, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

All three suspects were described as Hispanic men in their 20’s. The first suspect was about 5’6”, 190 pounds and wore a black shirt, black and yellow pants and a hat. The second suspect was estimated at 5’7”, 150 pounds, had curly, short hair, and wore a tan shirt and blue pants. There was no description of the third suspect.

At 4 a.m. on May 21, a 44 year-old man was driving with two passengers. As they passed the 7900 block of Martha Washington Street, one of the passengers in the car pulled out a gun and insisted that the driver vacate his vehicle. After a brief and unsuccessful struggle, the driver was left uninjured on the curb to watch his former passengers drive away in his car. The car was later recovered in Prince George’s County. The suspects were described as black men in their 20’s, both wearing white shirts and blue jeans. “We are trying to figure out who the [passengers] were in relation to the [victim],” Said Officer Keela Lowry of the Public Information Office.