Terrible news. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) was attacked and robbed last night in the nation’s capital.

ABC 7’s Jennifer Donelan reports that Rep. Meng’s purse was stolen in the Eastern Market neighborhood of southeast D.C.

A D.C. journo notes that crime is rampant in that area.

https://twitter.com/MosheVizel/status/403274708059049984

Thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery.

Update: