• November 27, 2014
  • Welcome!
    |
    ||
    Logout|My Dashboard

Queens Chronicle

Rep. Meng mugged in Washington

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 5:29 pm | Updated: 11:20 am, Wed Nov 27, 2013.

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced Wednesday that she has resumed regular activities after being robbed Tuesday night near Capitol Hill.

Meng was walking toward her D.C. apartment after having dinner at a restaurant when she was struck in the back of the head near Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. As she fell to the ground, the perpetrator took her handbag, then fled on foot.

“While this was a frightening ordeal, I fortunately was not seriously injured,” Meng said. “Obviously, things could have been much worse. I thank the U.S. Capitol Police and the District of Columbia Police for responding quickly and professionally.”

The Congresswoman suffered a bruise on her chin and underwent a CAT scan at George Washington University Hospital.

More about

More about

Reference Links

Welcome to the discussion.