Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District seek the public’s assistance in locating suspects in reference to an Assault on a Police Officer and Destruction of Property Offenses that occurred on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, in the 6000 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest.
At approximately 7:00 pm, a crowd gathered outside MPD’s Fourth District station. These individuals began to engage in unlawful behavior such as throwing projectiles, rocks, bricks and improvised explosive devices at officers and the station. In the process, MPD vehicles sustained damage and four windows of the station were shattered. The group dispersed from the Fourth District station and proceeded southbound on Georgia Avenue where they set fires, smashed storefront windows, and pulled bricks from sidewalks to be used as projectiles.
One of the suspects in the Assault on a Police Officer offenses was captured by a camera and can be seen in the photo below:
Suspects in the Destruction of Property offenses were captured by cameras and can be seen in the photos below: