Sen. Rand Paul says his aide was ‘brutally attacked’ in D.C.

This Tuesday, Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky announced that a member of his congressional staff had been the victim of a “brutal attack” over the weekend and that a suspect had been apprehended in connection with the incident.

A little after 5 o’clock on Saturday on H Street in Northeast Washington, the staffer was stabbed, and according to a statement released by the Washington police department on Monday, the aide was brought to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. Glynn Neal, 42 years old, was arrested and charged with assault with the intent to murder in the state of Washington.

This past weekend, a member of my staff was viciously attacked in the middle of the day in the city of Washington, District of Columbia “In a statement that he released on Monday, Paul stated. “I would want to ask you to join Kelley and me in praying for a full and rapid recovery, as well as expressing gratitude to the emergency personnel, hospital staff, and police for their vigilant efforts in this situation. The news that the culprit has been apprehended comes as a huge relief to us. At this time, we would ask that you respect our need for privacy so that everyone can concentrate on getting better.