Police Seek Suspect in H Street Robbery

Crime Blotter: May 28th

Image Courtesy MPD Press.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District are looking for help identifying a suspect after a robbery that happened Monday, May 6, 2019, in the 1300 block of H Street NE.

At approximately 3:40 a.m., three suspects approached a man at the listed location and demanded his property. The victim gave them his things, and the suspects then fled the scene.

One of the suspects was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos above.

The case is being investigated by MPD 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.

Three Cars Stolen on Hill Tuesday

At 3:56 a.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 1300 block of Fourth Street SE.

At 8:25 a.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 400 block of Tenth Street NE.

At 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the Unit block of Seventh Street SE.

At 6:11 p.m. Tuesday, there was a burglary on the 900 block of L Street SE.

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 29th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.