Metro police seek suspect in alleged Blue Line assault

The Metro Transit Police are trying to find the person they say assaulted a Metro rider last week.

Police said the assault happened on Tuesday, Oct. 26, around 4 p.m. on a Blue Line train between the Benning Road and Potomac Avenue stations in D.C.

The suspect hit a victim multiple times, the police said, adding that it’s a possible hate crime.

Metro Transit Police tweeted a photo of the suspect and said D.C.’s Crime Solvers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and/or an indictment.

Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He joined the WTOP newsroom in 2020 after graduating from the University of San Diego, where he studied physics and philosophy.

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