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Daily News Clips - April 5, 2017


A woman was stabbed in a domestic incident Tuesday night near Lincoln Park. The victim was conscious and breathing when first responders arrived, and no suspect information is available at this time. • Trinity Smith, 12, was described as missing by DC Police. She was last seen near the Minnesota Avenue metro station, and authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in locating her.

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WJLA: Police: Woman stabbed in domestic incident in D.C. “A woman was stabbed during a domestic incident Tuesday night in D.C., according to police. D.C. Police say the stabbing took place in the 200 block of 15th Street SE at around 8:17 p.m. Police say the woman was conscious and breathing after the incident.”

Washington Post: D.C. man charged with animal cruelty in fatal beating of a cat “A Southeast Washington man was arrested and charged Tuesday with animal cruelty after he fatally struck a cat with a wooden broom handle, authorities said.”

Fox5DC: Alleged 11-year-old kidnap victim cried out ‘Help me’ after car crash in DC “An 11-year-old girl who was allegedly kidnapped from North Carolina cried out “Help me” when police officers in the U.S. capital found her wedged between the driver’s and front passenger’s seat after the car she was in crashed, court documents showed.”

Fox5DC: DC Superior Court official chooses not to file charges against Eastern Senior High student “Fox 5 has learned prosecutors with the D.C. Office of the Attorney General have dropped the charges of making online threats filed Monday against a 16-year-old Eastern High School student.”

NBC Washington: Girl, 12, Reported Missing in NE DC “Police in D.C. are searching for a 12-year-old girl who disappeared Monday afternoon. Trinity Smith was last seen on the 800 block of Kenilworth Avenue NE just after 4 p.m.”

NBC Washington: Woman Arrested with Murder Suspect, Kidnapped Girl is a Victim Herself, Sister Says “A woman who was arrested after riding through several states with a murder suspect and a kidnapped 11-year-old in the car is a victim herself, her sister said Tuesday. Nikkia Cooper was forced to stay in the car by the man driving, her sister said.”

Mayor and City Council

Washington Post: Bowser unveils $13.8 billion budget, stirring debate over tax cuts “D.C. would implement far-reaching tax cuts while making modest investments in programs to address the city’s sweeping income inequality under the new budget proposed by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser.”

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Posted April 05 2017 at 10:09 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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