After the terrifying incident, the Metropolitan Police Department arrested 42-year-old Glynn Neal and charged him with assault with intent to murder. Just before 5:30 o’clock on Saturday evening, police were called to the 300 block of H Street for a stabbing call.
The adult male victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The victim of the attack is an employee of Senator Paul’s office, he said. The Kentucky Republican said he was shocked by the news and was praying for the victim. This past weekend, in broad daylight in Washington, DC, a member of my staff was violently attacked,” he stated.
Paul praised the efforts of the police and medical personnel who reacted to the incident. Please join Kelley and me in praying for a full and rapid recovery, and in expressing gratitude to the emergency personnel, medical professionals, and law enforcement officers who worked so hard to ensure that this happened.
After the suspect’s arrest, the senator said, his office felt a sense of relief. Please respect our request for privacy as we all focus on getting better,” Paul said. The victim’s identity and current health are unknown at this time.
Who is Glynn Neal?
Police in Washington, DC, have arrested 42-year-old Glynn Neall on suspicion of assaulting and stabbing a member of Senator Rand Paul’s staff. After a stabbing incident on H Street NE at around 5:15 p.m., police say they have arrested Glynn Neal on suspicion of assault with intent to commit a felony.
Why was he arrested?
An uncle positively recognized the victim as Philip Todd, 26, and paramedics rushed him to the hospital. He sustained injuries that may have ended his life. A member of my staff was attacked in broad daylight in Washington, D.C., over the weekend. I know Kelley and I speak for everyone when we say, “We are pleased to learn the culprit has been captured. Please join us in praying for a rapid and complete recovery and thanking the first responders, medical personnel, and police for their meticulous efforts. Please respect our need for privacy during this time of healing and rehabilitation.
The Metropolitan Police Department said that at at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, its officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of H Street. The victim, who has yet to be identified, is in critical condition at a local hospital.