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Domestic assault suspect arrested after violent brandishing incident in Old Town

An Oxon Hill man was arrested for multiple offenses in the 300 block of N. West Street on Saturday, July 15 at 9 p.m. (via Google Maps)

A 37-year-old Maryland man suspected in a domestic assault was arrested Saturday night after being bitten by an Alexandria Police Department K-9 officer in Old Town.

The incident occurred at around 9 p.m. in the 300 block of N. West Street. The suspect allegedly brandished a weapon and pointed it at an unknown age female and male, threw the woman to the ground and punched the male in the face before driving off in a black SUV.

The suspect was later arrested at the entrance to the ramp for Interstate 495 near S. Patrick Street. The suspect was bitten by a K-9 officer, according to dispatch reports, was treated at the hospital and then arrested for pointing/brandishing a firearm, resisting arrest and assault and battery

The suspect’s arraignment is on July 26.

Anyone with information on this incident can call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.

The city’s Sexual Assault Center and Domestic Violence Program is open, and hotlines are available 24/7 at 703-684-7273 [Sexual Assault Hotline] or 703-746-4911 [Domestic Violence Hotline]. Online support is also available with The National Sexual Assault Online Hotline.

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