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DC police officer stabbed in the face while serving warrant in Northeast DC, police say

The officer sustained minor injuries and is receiving medical treatment for his wounds.

WASHINGTON — A woman with outstanding warrants was arrested and charged after she stabbed a D.C. police officer in the face several times Saturday afternoon in Northeast D.C., authorities said. 

DC police said officers from the Fifth District responded to a residence on Mount Olivet Road in Northeast for a report of a wanted person at around 1:10 p.m. 

Once inside the home, officers found the woman and tried to place her under arrest. Tanesha Davis, 28, of Northeast D.C., resisted arrested and pulled out a knife, according to DC police. 

Davis then stabbed an officer multiple times in the face, and she was "swiftly apprehended," officials said. The officer sustained minor injuries, and he was treated on the scene. 

In addition to the charges for the outstanding warrant, Davis was also charged with assault on a police officer. 

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