Groups of young people are attacking victims who walk alone at night.Victims who are unarmed.
So don't go out and enjoy yourself as an adult in DC or you're just helping the criminals attack you. Why don't you just stay at home and drink a sixpack instead?
Lanier also is asking people to do their part when it comes to drinking. Those who leave bars at 2 or 3 a.m., and who've had too much to drink, create more opportunities for criminals to prey upon them, she said.
Drunken rowdiness, which can spill onto streets, diverts police from protecting people against robberies, she said.