The following incidents were investigated by the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department’s Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit.
On Oct. 17 at 17th and Monroe streets, N.W., a woman reported that she was walking down the street when she was threatened by a suspect. She then fled the area to avoid a confrontation. She reported that she heard the suspect possibly make some homophobic comments toward her. A threat report was taken.
On Oct. 14 in the 1800 block of West Virginia Avenue, N.E., a man reported that he was asked for money by an unknown subject. The man gave the subject some cash. The subject was unhappy with the quantity and began using homophobic slurs against him. The police arrived on the scene but the man did not want police service.
On Oct. 15 at Cloud Place and Division Avenue, N.E., a woman reported that she was at a party when she was attacked by an unknown male suspect, who began hitting her with a closed fist. The suspect hit her multiple times with a closed fist about the face and body causing a large laceration to the victim’s face. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The suspect fled the scene.
On Oct. 14 at East Capitol Street and Benning Road., S.E., a woman reported that she and a suspect were involved in a verbal argument that became violent when the suspect struck the victim in the face with a closed fist. The suspect fled the scene. The two are involved in a romantic relationship. An assault report (domestic violence) was taken.
On Oct. 14, members of GLLU responded to the 1300 block of 4th Street, N.E., to assist with a robbery investigation. The investigation revealed that no robbery occurred.
On Oct. 13, in the 2500 block of Naylor Road., N.W., two complainants reported that they were involved in a verbal argument. One complainant wanted the other removed from the house. Both were advised of the domestic violence laws and were provided resource agency information. An incident report was completed.
On Oct.13, in the 1300 block of Belmont St., NW., a man reported that he got into a verbal altercation with his intoxicated neighbor. No crime was committed but the neighbor used homophobic language toward the complainant. An incident report was completed.