The following incidents were reported by the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department’s Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit:
On Sept. 5, while in the 1900 block of Minnesota Avenue, S.E., a man reported that he was approached by two black males who began to call him homophobic epithets. Complainant then advised that he ignored the suspects who were on bikes, at some point Suspect-1 got off his bike and punched Complainant in the face, suspect two approached from behind and punched complainant as well. Suspect one took complainant’s property. Both suspects fled on bikes.
On Sept. 5, at 3:30 a.m. in the 2200 block of Chaplain Street, N.W., a man reported that he and a suspect had a verbal dispute over their relationship. Complainant reports that the suspect then became upset and struck him in the face with a closed fist.
On Sept. 5, at approximately 4:20 p.m. in the 5000 block of B Street, S.E., a woman reported that she and her girlfriend were involved in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical assault. The suspect choked and then struck the woman with a broom. The suspect was arrested at the scene. Complainant was provided government and non-government resource agency information.
On Sept. 2, members of the First District requested assistance at 4th and K streets, N.W., in reference to a notice of infraction issued on a member of the GLBT community for a pedestrian violation. The pedestrian was advised of the reason for the issuance of the ticket as well as the options available to contest the ticket.
On Sept. 2, members of the First District requested assistance at 1st and K streets, N.W., in reference to an arrest made of a member of the GLBT community. The citizen was stopped and issued a notice of infraction for a pedestrian violation. A background check revealed that the citizen had an outstanding bench warrant for her arrest. The suspect was arrested and transported to the district for processing.
On Sept. 2, in the 1500 block of Butler Street, S.E, a woman reported that her domestic partner assaulted her by choking her and slammed her against the wall. Suspect was arrested and taken to the district for processing.
On Sept. 2, in the 1600 block of Argonne Place, N.W., a citizen contacted police because earlier in the day he had a verbal altercation with his neighbor. The neighbor thought the complainant knocked on his door. The neighbor used homophobic epithets against the complainant. The complainant walked away with no further incident.