WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — Actor Anwan Glover, known for playing a gang member in the TV series “The Wire,” has been treated for a laceration after he reported being stabbed and kicked at a nightclub in the nation’s capital.
Police were called to Cafe Asia, a nightclub located on 1720 I Street, around 1:45 a.m. Sunday.
According to The Baltimore Sun, a man approached Glover inside the nightclub and struck him several times. 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. His condition wasn’t immediately known.
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.
Glover, also known as “Big G,” is one of the founding members of a go-go band, the Backyard Band.
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