Due to community concerns regarding robberies, the Metropolitan Police Department is releasing information on recent robbery arrests. Members of the public have been helpful in providing information that has led to arrests and MPD encourages members of the public to visit our YouTube page, view videos of cases, and contact police if they recognize persons of interest at http://www.youtube.com/OfficialDCPolice
Listed below are recent robbery arrests made within the last week.
- Wednesday, January 1, 2014, 3:30 am, a complainant reported that while in the area 1100 block of Sursum Corda Court, NW, a suspect brandished a handgun and demanded his property. On Thursday, January 23, 2014, an adult male was arrested for Robbery While Armed.
- Thursday, January 9, 2014, at approximately 3:00 pm, a complainant reported that while in the 600 block of 3rd Street, NE, two suspects assaulted her and took her property. On Thursday, January 23, 2014 an adult male was arrested for Robbery Force and Violence.
- Friday, January 17, 2014, at approximately 1:00 pm, a complainant reported that while in the 1700 block of East Capitol Street, NE, a suspect assaulted him and demanded his property. A juvenile male was arrested for Attempted Robbery Force and Violence.
- Saturday, January 18, 2014, at approximately 7:55 pm, a complainant reported that while in the 4400 block of Illinois Avenue, NW, he was approached by two male suspects who assaulted him and took his property. An adult male was arrested for Robbery Force and Violence. There is an active lookout for the second suspect described as a black male, approximately 6’0” in height, last seen wearing dark clothing.
- Saturday, January 18, 2014, at approximately 9:35 pm, a complainant reported that while in the 4200 block of Blaine Street, NE, he was approached by four suspects who produced a handgun and announced a robbery. An adult female and a juvenile male were arrested for Robbery While Armed. There is an active lookout for two additional male suspects.
Anyone who is the victim of a crime or witnesses a crime in progress should call 911 immediately. Individuals who have information regarding crimes should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally information may be submitted to the 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 any robbery committed in the District of Columbia.