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November 24, 2014

Tommy Wells to Talk Public Safety in Wake of Eastern Market Attacks

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(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Capitol Hill has seen an uptick in violence and robberies over the past two weeks.

A man who targets women walking alone at night and robs them after pressing a sharp object to their throats may be behind two recent attacks in Eastern Market, according to D.C. police. A similar robbery also occurred near the NoMa Metro station last week.

Two of the women were cut or stabbed.

In response to the attacks, Tommy Wells, who represents Ward 6 on the D.C. Council, will join members of the Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday night at the Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.

During the 6:30 p.m. public meeting, police will provide an update on the incidents and answer questions.

Police have released video of a person of interest in the May 15 attack near 9th and C streets Southeast.

They have also released video of a man they believe was involved in the May 21 attack on the 200 block of 8th Street SE.

The department has increased foot, car and bike patrols in the area in response to the incident.

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