Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Monday, July 20, 2020, in the 800 block of 19th Street, Northeast.
At approximately 4:49 pm, the suspect and victim were engaged in a verbal altercation at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and stabbed the victim. The suspect then fled the scene. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.
On Monday, July 20, 2020, 59 year-old Paul Belt, of Northeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).