Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008

Metro manager assaulted, man arrested

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A man was charged with assault after allegedly attacking a Rockville Metro station manager Monday night. At about 10:30 p.m., the female Metro employee was helping a man purchase a fare card when the assault occurred, said a WMATA spokesman.

A man intervened and held the unnamed suspect until police arrived.

A witness said that the attacker retreated to a glass elevator, where the station manager locked him until police arrived.