Metro: 2 assaults at 2 different stations overnight
Mar. 21, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Authorities are investigating separate assaults that took place at two Metro stations overnight.
Metro Transit police say the first one happened on a Red Line train at the Rhode Island Metro Station late Monday night. Officials say two passengers got into a fight. The injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
Shortly after, Metro says a passenger assaulted a station manager at the Gallery Place Metro Station. Officials say the passenger had refused to leave. The suspect was found nearby and arrested on a simple assault charge. The manager was not hurt.
No further details about either incident were immediately released.