DC police looking for suspects in assault with bat caught on video


WASHINGTON — Police need help identifying and finding suspects connected to an assault caught on surveillance video in D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood last Friday. A bat was used during the assault, D.C. police said.

Around 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 10, in the 1700 block of 7th Street Northwest, police said several suspects approached a victim and began assaulting him. One of the suspects hit the victim with a bat.

The victim had injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. The suspects took off in a gray vehicle.

Three of the suspects, wanted in the assault with a dangerous weapon (bat) offense, can be seen in the surveillance footage below. In the video, after the victim is pushed to the ground, he is kicked several times and one of the suspects swings a bat down on the victim’s lower body.

Anyone with information about this case can call D.C. police at 202-727-9099 or text their tip to 50411.

Teta Alim

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