VIENNA, Va. (AP) — Authorities say they've caught a suspect in a stabbing outside the entrance a northern Virginia Metro station.
Metro Transit police said in a statement that officers were called to the Dunn Loring station in Vienna on Monday morning for a fight in progress and found a man injured. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening. Police say the suspect fled before police arrived, but they were able to send his photo to officers and determine that he had boarded a particular car of an eastbound orange line train.
Police say the train was stopped in Rosslyn and the man was taken into custody. They say he had a knife. Police have not been able to confirm the man's identity.
MTPD has suspect in custody following stabbing outside Dunn Loring Sta. Victim being treated at hospital w/non-life threat injury. #wmata— Metro Transit Police (@MetroTransitPD) December 19, 2016
Final update: Dunn Loring suspect ID has been confirmed as Ali Ahmed MOHAMOUND, age 46. Last known address in this area was NW DC. #wmata— Metro Transit Police (@MetroTransitPD) December 19, 2016