Metro police identify suspect in Prince George’s Co. assault

Metro Transit police have identified a suspect in the assault of a woman early on Sunday morning.

The assault happened at 2:50 a.m.in the Prince George’s Plaza Station bus bay.



An early police statement confirmed that a woman was badly beaten. Metro police later identified Daniel Alan Newsome, 28, as a suspect in the attack.

Newsome is currently wanted for second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the department at 202-962-2121 or text MyMTPD (696873).

Ivy Lyons

Ivy Lyons is a digital journalist for WTOP.com. Since 2018, they have worked on Capitol Hill, at NBC News in Washington, and with WJLA in Washington.

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