'Wire' actor Anwan Glover stabbed at DC nightclub

WASHINGTON (AP) - Actor Anwan Glover, known for playing a gang member in the TV series "The Wire," has been stabbed at a District of Columbia nightclub.

According to a police report obtained by The Washington Post, Glover told investigators he was at Cafe Asia in downtown Washington on Saturday night when an unknown person punched him and another person hit him on the back of the head.

Glover told police he was then kicked repeatedly and felt a sharp pain in his side. During the incident, someone yelled "He has a knife."

Glover was treated for a laceration at George Washington University Hospital. The 41-year-old actor lives in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and most recently appeared in the Oscar-winning movie "12 Years a Slave." He has also participated in anti-violence campaigns.

Cafe Asia was closed Monday, and will remain closed for 4 days, police said.


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