The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department’s Gay & Lesbian Liaison Unit was involved in the following investigations:
On Oct. 24 at 21st & P streets, N.W., two suspects reported that they are involved in a domestic partnership and that they were involved in a physical altercation. An investigation revealed that both suspects had assaulted each other. Both suspects were arrested.
On Oct. 24 in the 2200 block of 13th Street, N.W., a woman reported that she got into a verbal altercation with her roommate over the way he addressed her. Police services were refused and a report was taken.
On Oct. 24 in the 1700 block of 16th Street, S.E., a woman reported that her two roommates accused her of stealing their property. The suspects confronted the woman at the listed location and punched her in the face. An assault report was taken.
On Oct. 23 at 11th & Kenyon streets, N.W., a man reported that while walking with friends he became involved in a verbal altercation with one of his friends at which time the verbal argument became violent and the suspect struck the victim about the head and face. The suspect fled the location prior to the arrival of police and the victim was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
On Oct. 23 in the 2300 block of T Street, N.W., a man reported to police that he and a suspect were in a verbal altercation. Both started pushing each other when the suspect struck the man in the face with a closed fist. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction and the victim was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. The two are involved in a romantic relationship.
On Oct. 23 in the 2500 block of Naylor Road, S.E., a man and his boyfriend got into a verbal altercation over the use of their car. The suspect shoved the victim and punched him in the face. There were no visible injuries and the victim refused medical treatment. The case was closed with the arrest of the suspect.
On Oct. 22 in the 1900 block of Naylor Road, S.E., a woman reported that she was in a verbal altercation with three suspects when the suspects began assaulting her. Four other suspects joined in and punched and kicked her. The victim broke free and ran home. The suspects then fled the scene. An assault report was taken.
On Oct. 16 in the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E., a woman reported that a suspect approached her while in the company of a group of people at a nightclub. She stated that the suspect became upset for an unknown reason and hit her in the back of the head with a closed fist. The victim then walked away and later returned to talk with the suspect. The verbal dispute escalated and the suspect struck the victim multiple times in the face and body with a closed fist. The suspect then fled the scene. A report was taken.
On Oct. 17 in the 4400 block of C Street, S.E., a man reported that his former boyfriend, who had been served with a Civil Protection Order, violated the order by coming to his home and knocking on his door. The man also stated that the suspect returned twice more on Oct. 17 attempting to contact him. A report was taken.
On Oct. 18 at 1600 New York Avenue, N.E., a taxicab driver reported that his passenger threw a sum of money at him below the cost of the fare and opened the rear door of the vehicle. The suspect began to run attempting to avoid the full amount of the fare. The driver flagged down an MPD officer and the suspect was arrested moments later.