U Street brawl: Three women charged with assault

Three women face assault charges after an early morning brawl on U Street.

According to Metropolitan Police, three suspects attacked four women with a knife and two shoes in the 1100 block of U Street NW. It happened just before 2:30 a.m. about a block from the U Street Metro.

One victim was taken to the hospital with lacerations while another was treated on scene. A third victim refused treatment while the fourth escaped injury.

All three suspects were charged with assault with a deadly weapon. They have not been identified.