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Arrest Made in Robbery Force and Violence in the 800 block of 1st Street NE

Friday, November 1, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District announced today a suspect has been arrested in connection with a robbery force and violence incident that occurred in the 800 block of 1st Street NE.

On Thursday, October 17, 2013, at approximately 4:00am, a male subject was assaulted and robbed in the 800 block of 1st Street NE.  As a result of their investigation, on Thursday, October 31, 2013, detectives from the First District arrested 20-year-old Shabazz Thompson, of Washington, DC and charged him with Robbery Force and Violence.  An additional person of interest is still being sought as the investigation continues. 

That person of interest can be seen in this video:

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent offense, including armed robbery, committed in the District of Columbia.