DC man arrested for assaulting victim, pulling gun before stealing car: police

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A D.C. man was arrested for assaulting another man and stealing his car. 

Police say 28-year-old Raysean Brown has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, first-degree theft, reckless driving, fleeing from law enforcement and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

According to police, at 7:50 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, officers were called to the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Hamilton Street, Northwest for a report of an assault.

Police say Brown physically assaulted the victim and then pulled out a gun. The victim fled uninjured but as he was running, his keys fell out of his pocket. Brown picked up the keys and fled with the victim’s vehicle.

On Saturday, May 25, police found Brown in Prince George’s County and fled into Washington D.C. before he was eventually apprehended and put under arrest.

Brown was taken to the D.C. jail to be held.