At around 1 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, two suspects approached a man on the 1500 block of F Street NE. One of the suspects had a handgun, and they took the victim’s vehicle, fleeing the scene.
About half an hour later, at about 1:37 a.m., the victim’s carjacked vehicle was seen near the 300 block of R Street NE. A short police chase ended near the area of Fourth and T Streets NE when the stolen vehicle collided with a parked and unoccupied vehicle.
Police arrested one juvenile male suspect at the scene.
The case is being actively investigated by Fifth District Detectives. Investigators can be reached at (202) 299-2025, should you have any information about the incident. Alternatively, information can be forwarded to investigators by contacting the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099 or the Text Tip Line by texting 50411.
In Other News
there was a robbery at a restaurant on the 800 block of H Street NE.
At 1:06 a.m. Tuesday, there was an attempt to commit robbery at a store on the 400 block of Eighth Street NE.
At 11:53 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of 12th Street SE on charges of Fleeing from Law Enforcement in a Motor Vehicle.
At 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, there was an assault with intent to kill on the 1500 block of Benning Road NE.
Between 6:04 p.m. and 6:25 p.m., thirty people were arrested at the Longworth House Office Building and the Cannon House Office Building for charges related to protest actions, including Crowding and Obstructing and Unlawful Entry.
At 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, there was a robbery on the 900 block of G Street SE.
At 12:43 a.m. Tuesday, At 11:48 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of I Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested on the Unit block of Independence Avenue SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.
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 May 22nd, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.