Suspect arrested in domestic stabbing in Northeast DC

A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a stabbing that happened last week in Northeast D.C.

On Dec. 22 around 5:30 a.m., two people were arguing inside a house on the 4800 block of East Capitol Street.

The suspect, identified as 24-year-old Patrick Roberts Jr., of Northeast, physically assaulted the victim, brandished a knife and stabbed the victim before fleeing in a vehicle, police said in a news release.

The victim was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening injuries. Police believe the incident was domestic in nature.

Below, see a map of the area where the stabbing happened:

Vivian Medithi

Vivian Medithi is digital writer/editor. Vivian has been with WTOP since 2019.

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