Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department announced today that a suspect has been arrested in connection with multiple carjackings and robberies that occurred in the Second, Fourth and Fifth Districts on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
- At approximately 2:50 pm, a female complainant was entering her vehicle in the 3700 block of Northampton Street NW, when a suspect grabbed her, threw her to the ground and took her vehicle. The vehicle was later recovered.
- At approximately 8:05 pm, a female complainant was in the 3200 of Oliver Street NW, when two male suspects punched her, knocked her to the ground, and took her property.
- At approximately 9:35 pm, a male complainant was in the 1800 block of Kearney Street NE when two male suspects punched the complainant, knocked him to the ground and took his property.
- At approximately 9:45 pm, a female complainant was in the 3100 block of 10th Street NE, when she was approached by two suspects who sprayed her with pepper spray and took her property.
- At approximately 10 pm, a female complainant was in the unit block of Van Buren Street, NW, when two male suspects approached her, threatened her and took her vehicle. The vehicle was recovered a short distance away.
Through the investigation by detectives from the Second, Fourth and Fifth Districts, a juvenile male suspect was arrested on the afternoon of Thursday, April 3, 2014 and charged with two counts of Carjacking and three counts of Robbery Force and Violence.