Police Seek Juvenile Suspect in Northeast Robbery

Crime Blotter: August 5th


About 4:55 p.m. Wednesday, September 5, First District officers responded to a report of a robbery on the 800 block of 13th Street NE. 

There, officers found a juvenile male who told them another young man approached him near 13th and I St NE. 

The suspect threatened the boy, and the victim surrendered a small amount of money before running away and calling the police. 

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 16 years old, wearing gray sweatpants and a white shirt. 

The case is currently under investigation by First District officers and detectives.  If you have any additional information, please contact the First District Detectives Office at (202)299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202)727-9099.

In Other News

At 1:12 a.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the Unit block of Independence Avenue SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, two men were arrested on the 1900 block of Massachusetts Avenue SE on charges of Misdemeanor Sex Abuse for crimes that took place on the 400 and 600 blocks of Michigan Avenue NE earlier that day.

At 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, a woman was arrested on the 1100 block of K Street SE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the 900 block of 11th Street SE.

At 4:55 p.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery at a residence on the 800 block of 13th Street NE.

At 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of 16th Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 10:47 p.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery at a residence on the 800 block of 18th Street NE.

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 August 6th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.