Washington DC Metropolitan Police Arrest Gerald David Barnes in Weapon (Knife) Offense

Washington, DC (STL.News) Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Monday, August 24, 2020, in the 5500 block of 1st Street, Northwest.

At approximately 6:58 pm, the suspect and victim were involved in an altercation at the listed location.  The suspect brandished a knife and assaulted the victim.  The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

On Monday, August 24, 2020, 60-year-old Gerald David Barnes, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife).