JUST IN: Police Arrest Man Who Assaulted Democrat Congresswoman
Metropolitan Police arrested the man who attacked a Democrat Congresswoman in DC earlier Thursday.
Democrat Rep. Angie Craig (MN) was assaulted in her DC apartment building on Thursday morning and was left bruised and shaken.
Police said the Representative said “good morning” to the assailant as she was entering the elevator to go up to her apartment.
The suspect was reportedly doing push-ups in the elevator before he assaulted the lawmaker.
“This morning around 7:15 am, Rep. Craig was assaulted in the elevator of her apartment building in Washington DC. Rep. Craig defended herself from the attacker and suffered bruising, but otherwise is physically okay,” Craig’s office said.
“There is no evidence that the incident was politically motivated,” the statement said.
“Minnesota Rep. Angie Craig threw hot coffee on man who grabbed her neck and punched her in the chin in an apartment elevator, according to a D.C. police report. Assailant got away.” – according to a statement from Capitol Police.
Police arrested 26-year-old Kendrick Hamlin, AKA Hamlin Khalil Hamlin on Thursday evening.
Kendrick Hamlin appears to be homeless.
MPD announces an arrest has been made in reference to a Simple Assault offense that occurred Thursday, February 9, 2023, in the 300 block of H Street, Northeast.
Thank you to all who assisted in making DC safer with this arrest!
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) February 10, 2023
MPD seeks the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for a Simple Assault that occurred this morning in the 300 block of H Street, NE, involving a member of Congress.
Have info? Call (202) 727-9099/text 50411 pic.twitter.com/ZDYbodVsw7
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) February 9, 2023
Source: The Gateway Pundit