Police seek ID on Safeway assault suspect (Video)

WASHINGTON — Police in D.C. are looking for helping identifying an assault suspect.

The incident occurred at the Safeway grocery store in the 400 block of L Street NW around 3 p.m. on July 2.

The Washington Blade reports a man was punched several times in the face by an unidentified woman while she called him a homophobic slur.

The victim approached the woman who was standing near a customer service counter to ask if she was waiting in line, reports The Blade.

Witnesses say she then turned around and began punching him before security guards kicked her out.

The video below shows the person of interest. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 202-727-9099 or send a text to 50411.

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