Virginia man jumped through glass window, choked child in DC attack, police say
WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - A Fairfax County man is in custody after he allegedly jumped through a glass window and choked a 4-year-old child in an attack on Maryland Avenue, Northeast in D.C., police say.
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A witness told FOX 5 that the suspect - who was reportedly clad only green underwear - pulled the child away from a woman.
Police charged Idreis Alexander Augustus, 28, of Springfield with assault with intent to kill and cruelty to children.
According to an arrest report, police responded to the location after a report of multiple people fighting.
When they arrived, witnesses told police the suspect had entered the Capital Hill Pregnancy Center and jumped through a glass window before running to the corner of 9th Street and Maryland Avenue, Northeast.
On the street corner, he allegedly attacked and choked the child.