3 persons of interest wanted in attack on woman outside Metro station

Metro Transit Police are asking for help from the public in finding three people who allegedly attacked a woman outside the Southern Avenue Metro station earlier this month.

Photos of three women wanted in connection to the incident, which happened on November 1 after 12:40 am in the bus bay area at the Southern Avenue station. A spokesperson told FOX 5 that these three women approached a woman and tried to take a her cell phone.

When they weren't successful, the suspects started punching the woman. She was able to break free and run away, but the suspects chased her and Tased her. Police say they then boarded an A2 Metro bus to get away.

The three persons of interest are wanted on first-degree assault charges. If you recognize them, please call at 301-955-5000.