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Arrest Made in Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery in the 1800 Block of L Street, NW

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Arrest Made in Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery in the 1800 Block of L Street, NW

Members from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District Detectives Unit have announced that an arrest has been made in the Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery in the 1800 block of L Street, Northwest.

On Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at approximately 8:07 pm, three subjects wearing mask entered the Pret A Manger restaurant located in the 1800 block of L Street, Northwest. One of the suspects brandished a firearm and demanded money. A scuffle ensued between a complainant in the store and a suspect, and the firearm discharged. The suspects fled the scene on foot.   

On Wednesday, September 26, 2012, approximately an hour later, an arrest was made in connection with the Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery.

Arrested was 19-year-old Elijah Warren of Upper Marlboro, Md.                                                                                          

The complainant was treated and released from a local hospital for injuries sustained in the scuffle.