A District man is recovering from a laceration wound to the neck after intervening in an attack in Anacostia on Friday night.
William Washington, 44, of Northeast D.C., said that an unknown suspect was attacking a woman in the 1600 block of W Street Southeast, at approximately 10:20 p.m., according to D.C. police.
When Washington attempted to intervene in the attack, he was stabbed by the suspect, police told WTOP.
Washington was transported to a hospital. No arrests have been made and the attack is under investigation, police said.
A map of the area is below.
WTOP’s Luke Garrett contributed to this report.