4100 block of 31st Street: At about 5:20 pm officers took a report of a juvenile that had been assaulted by her step father. The assault occurred while the juvenile was walking home from school. The step father punched the girl on the left side of the face with a closed fist because she was late coming home from school. By the time police arrived at the scene the step father had fled the scene. The victim’s mother took her to the District Court Commissioner’s office to apply for an arrest warrant. The victim had visible injuries to her face but refused treatment by fire/rescue personnel.
4500 block of 29th Street: At about 8:15 pm a resident observed a man get out of a gray GMC van and proceed to cut the lock off of an electrical transformer with bolt cutters. The resident called police and when officers arrived they located and arrested the man. He was charged with malicious destruction of property and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville. His van was impounded for safekeeping.
4300 block of Kaywood Drive: At about 11:30 pm officers took a report of a vandalism to auto. The victim/owner told the officers that he had parked his 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix in the block at about 9:15 pm and when he came back for it he noticed that the windshield had been shattered. A canvass of the area for evidence and witnesses was negative.