Police Seek Suspect in Northeast Violent Robbery

Crime Blotter: April 2

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Image courtesy MPD 1D List Serv

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to a Robbery (Force & Violence) offense that occurred on Friday, March 30 on the 1300 block of C Street NE.

At approximately 7:16 p.m., the victim was at that address when a suspect pushed him to the ground.  The suspect then took the victim’s property then fled the scene.

The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos above.

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should please contact the First District Detectives Unit at 202-299-2025, or the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s Text Tip Line by sending a text message to 50411.

Crime Solvers of Washington, DC, currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

At 12:46 a.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 2400 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Carrying a Pistol without a License.

At 7:26 a.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 2000 block of C Street NE on charges of Speeding and Reckless Driving.

Reporting Illegal Activity

Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.

When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:

  • Brief description of the activity;
  • Date, time and location of the activity;
  • Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
  • Descriptions of vehicles;
  • Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
  • Your name and contact information.

“As we continue to work with our community in the prevention of crime, we ask that if you see something suspicious you contact us immediately,” says First District Commander Morgan C. Kane, MPA.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on April 3, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.