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Victim looking for good Samaritan who defended him during Gallery Place Metro station assault


A man said he was assaulted at Gallery Place during Friday’s evening rush hour. (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Metro has arrested two teenagers and charged them with aggravated assault after they allegedly attacked a man on the platform at Gallery Place on Friday night.

Now, the victim and his family are seeking the good Samaritan who they say came to his aid during the attack.

The assault occurred about 5:45 p.m. Friday as John Rowley, 62, was exiting a Red Line train on the upper-level of Gallery Place, on his way to meet a friend. Rowley said he was walking toward  the end of the crowded platform when a group of teenagers approached. One of the teens thrust his shoulder into Rowley’s chest, knocking him off-balance, and another threw him to the ground, Rowley said.

“I was just minding my own

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dr-gridlock/wp/2017/05/15/victim-looking-for-good-samaritan-who-defended-him-during-gallery-place-metro-station-assault/

Victim looking for good Samaritan who defended him during Gallery …


A man said he was assaulted at Gallery Place during Friday’s evening rush hour. (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Metro has arrested two teenagers and charged them with aggravated assault after they allegedly attacked a man on the platform at Gallery Place on Friday night.

Now, the victim and his family are seeking the good Samaritan who they say came to his aid during the attack.

The assault occurred about 5:45 p.m. Friday as John Rowley, 62, was exiting a Red Line train on the upper-level of Gallery Place, on his way to meet a friend. Rowley said he was walking toward  the end of the crowded platform when a group of teenagers approached. One of the teens thrust his shoulder into Rowley’s chest, knocking him off-balance, and another threw him to the ground, Rowley said.

“I was just minding my own business. It was

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/dr-gridlock/wp/2017/05/15/victim-looking-for-good-samaritan-who-defended-him-during-gallery-place-metro-station-assault/