WASHINGTON - Investigators are asking for help in identifying three suspects accused of assaulting and attempting to carjack an off-duty police officer and federal agent in the District.
According to a police report, the off-duty officer was on a scooter near the 1300 block of Potomac Avenue near Pennsylvania Avenue in Southeast, D.C. Friday when he was approached by three suspects.
The off-duty officer told police that the suspects punched him and knocked him off of his scooter. He told police that the suspects continued to strike him even after he identified himself.
Do you know these men who were involved in an Attempted Carjacking & Assault on a Police Officer offense that occurred in the 1300 block of Potomac Avenue, SE on 8/24?— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) August 27, 2018
If yes please call 202-727-9099/text 50411 with your info. You could be eligible for a reward up to $1000🚔 pic.twitter.com/YELEsEEcGq
According to the report, the off-duty officer says he almost lost consciousness before the suspects ran off.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 202-727-9099. A $1000 reward is being offered.