Homeless man helps DC police officer after cop was stabbed in Northwest

A homeless man can to the aid of a D.C. police officer after the cop was stabbed Thursday morning while responding to a call in the Northwest, authorities say.

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The incident was reported around 6:30 a.m. near New York Avenue and 13th Street.

The D.C. Police Union tweeted that the officer was stabbed in the head and neck while responding to a domestic call.

The injuries appear to be non-life-threatening and the officer is conscious and breathing. A suspect has been taken into custody.

This is a developing story. Stay with us for updates.