Police Investigate H Street Armed Robbery

Crime Blotter: June 18


At 10:25 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, two men entered a specialty store on the 400 block of H Street NE. They were armed with a handgun and demanded money. The victim complied, handing over an unknown amount of cash.

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099. You can also text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 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 

1:15 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 1100 block of 21st Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 8:14 a.m. Tuesday, two women were arrested on the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

At 10:27 a.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 600 block of Fourth Street NE.

At 12:34 p.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested on the 500 block of E Street SE on charges of Threatening to do Bodily Harm.

At 4:51 p.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 1700 block of Independence Avenue SE.

At 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 1300 block of East Capitol Street.

At 5:55 p.m. Tuesday, a woman was arrested on the 2100 block of H 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 June 19th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.