Location: 14th & V St NW (U Street)
Time: Daytime (9:30am-3:30pm)
I was walking east on V Street NW on Aug. 10, 2013, at about 1 p.m. when an enraged man was deliberately attempting to hit a woman with his silver Chevrolet sedan because she was “in his way.” He intentionally pulled forward and then abruptly stopped the front of the car literally 2 inches from the woman to intimidate her and was yelling at her furiously and threatening her with his car.
I called 911 because he was deliberately trying to hit her with his car! While I spoke with 911, the woman started walking away from the scene. The 911 person said no police would be dispatched if the woman left the scene, but if she stayed, the man would be charged with simple assault. I tried to convince the woman to stay, but her two male companions advised her not to create problems. They said the man in the car “owned” the corner (V & 14 streets NW). If fact, the man parallel-parked his car, took a folding chair from the trunk, and sat with a group of a few other men on the corner! I told the 911 operator I would remain at the scene to be the witness, but was told the woman needed to be there to provide “evidence” (as if my testimony alone wasn’t enough to at least dispatch someone).
It sickens me that such a dangerous person isn’t even worth a police inquiry. Sooner or later, he might kill someone. (If you’re allowed to post it, the car’s D.C. license plate number is CE 9894.)
Emphases by CASS.
Submitted 8/10/13 by “Outraged Citizen.”
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