Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Assault on a Police Officer offense that occurred on Sunday, August 30, 2020, in the 800 block of 16th Street, Northwest.
At approximately 1:07 am, the suspect directed a laser pointer into the eye of an MPD officer. The officer was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The suspect was captured by a camera and can be seen in the photos below:
Anyone who can identify this individual or has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the suspect in this case.