THE WIRE Actor Anwan Glover Stabbed & Beaten in DC Club

August 4
8:58 2014
THE WIRE Actor Anwan Glover Stabbed & Beaten in DC Club

The Washington Post reports that actor Anwan Glover, best known for his role in HBO's THE WIRE, was involved in a stabbing incdent at a Washington DC club early Sunday morning.

According to the report, the 41-year-old was punched, kicked and stabbed in his side by strangers at DC's Cafe Asia at approximately 2 am on Sunday, August 3rd. Glover was in attendance to support a band which was performing at the club and was "involved in an altercation." The actor had slipped on the wet floor of the venue as he was under attack and heard someone yell, "He has a knife," just before he felt a sharp pain to his body. He was transported to George Washington University Hospital where he was treated for a laceration and has since been released.

Glover took to Instagram last night to assure his fans he is doing well, posting:

As many of you are aware, i was involved in an incident last night. While supporting another band, at their show, I was involved in an altercation with some unknown people. While defending myself, I was stabbed. I was hospitalized and have been released. I am not a stranger to adversity and when shown hate, I'm going to spread love. I am recovering and will be back soon. My flesh may be stabbed but my spirit is unbreakable. I want to thank all of my fans, followers and friends for their inquiries, we'll wishes, prayers and love. I love you all back and I'm always going to love my city. - G #FYI- I lost my phone and will get my new one tomorrow. Much love Anwan Big G Glover

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