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Man Stabbed in Robbery on Rosedale Street

A man is recovering in hospital after he was stabbed in the legs on Rosedale Street Wednesday night.

At around 11:25 p.m. June 16, police went to the 1600 block of Rosedale Street NE after getting a report of a stabbing.  There they found a man suffering from stab wounds to both legs.

The man told the officers that he was walking in the block when he was approached by two men who attacked him. During that assault, the victim was stabbed in both legs.

The suspects then took the victim’s wallet and ran.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

A lookout was issued for two black men. The first is described as about 28 or 29 years of age, 6’1″ tall and about 185 lbs. with a full beard. He was wearing a gray jacket, black hooded sweatshirt, and blue jeans. The victim did not get as close a look at the second man but noted he was wearing a multi-color hat and blue jeans.

Police are looking for any information, photographs or video that can help with the case. 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.

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 2:28 p.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery on the Unit block of 18th Street SE.

At 4 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 800 block of 21st Street NE on charges of Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

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 27th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

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