D.C. police investigating assault in Georgetown as possible hate crime

    D.C. police investigate assault in Georgetown as possible hate crime. (MGN Online)

    D.C. police announced they're investigating an early Monday morning assault in Georgetown as a possible hate crime.

    According to police, around 1:41 a.m., 24-year-old Maxim Smith allegedly hit the victim with a bicycle lock during a verbal fight in the 1200 block of Wisconsin Avenue, NW.

    Smith was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.

    Police said an investigation into the assault remains ongoing and additional details were not immediately available.

    This is a developing story and will be updated as ABC7 receives information.

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