Arrest made in crossbow incident at a DC Trader Joe’s

Police in D.C. have arrested one of two suspects who used a crossbow to threaten a grocery store employee the day after Christmas.

The incident took place at the Trader Joe’s grocery store on the 1900 block of 14th Street in Northwest Sunday just before 1 p.m. According to D.C. police, one of the suspects was trying to steal items from the store.

When confronted by a store employee, police say the person pulled out a crossbow and pointed at the employee. Both persons left the store after the encounter.

On Monday, police released surveillance photos of the two leaving the store from a nearby surveillance camera. .

Later that evening, police arrested Isis Jones, 26, of Northwest, D.C., who was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and theft two.

Anybody with information should call D.C. police at 202-727-9099 or text the department’s text tip line at 50411.

Jose Umana

José Umaña is a digital editor for WTOP. He’s been working as a journalist for almost a decade, covering local news, education and sports. His work has appeared in The Prince George’s Sentinel, The Montgomery Sentinel, Orlando Sentinel, PressBox and The Diamondback.

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