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Arrests Made in Multiple Robbery Offenses

Friday, January 12, 2018

 

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department announced several arrests in recent robbery cases in Washington, DC.

 

Second District:

· On Friday, January 12, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 24 year-old Cordell Brockington, of Southeast, DC, was arrested for an Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Gun) offense that occurred in the 1600 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. CCN: 18-004-127

o At approximately 1:13 am, the suspect entered the establishment at the listed location. The suspect approached an employee and displayed a handgun. The suspect demanded US currency. The employee complied. The suspect then fled the scene.

 

Third District:

· On Thursday, January 11, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 27 year-old Christopher Young, of Northwest, DC, was arrested for two Armed Robbery (Gun) offenses that occurred in the Third District.

o 1300 block of Fairmont Street, Northwest – On December 18, 2017, at approximately 2:21 am, the victim was exiting his vehicle, when the suspect approached him at the listed location. The suspect brandished a gun and demanded the victim to get back in his vehicle. The victim complied. The suspect got in the victim’s vehicle, took his property, and then fled the scene. CCN: 17-217-267

o 1200 block of Fairmont Street, Northwest – On December 22, 2017, at approximately 1:50 am, the victim was sitting in his vehicle, when the suspect approached him at the listed location. The suspect entered the vehicle and brandished a handgun. The suspect demanded the victim’s property. The victim complied. A second suspect approached the victim, opened the driver side door, and brandished a handgun. Both suspects fled the scene. This case remains under investigation. CCN: 17-219-702

 

 

Sixth District:

· On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 21 year-old Derrick Taylor, of Northwest, DC, was arrested for a Robbery (Force and Violence) offense that occurred in the 5200 block of Ames Street, Northeast, on Saturday, December 23, 2017. CCN: 17-220-606

o At approximately 5:10 pm, six suspects approached the victim, at the listed location, and began to physically assault him. One of the suspects went through the victim’s pockets and took his property. The suspects then fled the scene. This case remains under investigation.

 

As a reminder, citizens are encouraged to use the Safe Exchange Zones when conducting in-person transactions using online applications such as Craigslist and Offer Up. For more information, please visit: http://mpdc.dc.gov/release/mpd-exchange-zone-locations-reminder

 

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