Man arrested for allegedly placing fluid-filled condom on woman in Metro train

- Metro Transit Police says a man has been arrested after he allegedly placed a fluid-filled condom on a woman’s shoulder on a Metro train.

25-year-old Lawrence Nathaniel Harris turned himself in Friday morning after he was charged with simple assault for the alleged incident that happened on May 24 onboard a Largo-bound Blue Line train.

Police identified the 25-year-old from Northeast D.C. as a possible suspect from digital camera footage. He was also positively identified by the victim, who was not injured.

Police issued an arrest warrant for Harris on Wednesday and said they made arrangements for Harris to turn himself in at a D.C. police station Thursday morning. However, he did not show up, police said.

Anyone with information about Harris is asked to call Metro Transit Police at 202-962-2121. Anonymous text tips can be sent to “MyMTPD” (696873).

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