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Man Robbed in Northeast Tuesday

A man was pinned to the ground and robbed Tuesday night in Northeast, police say.

At around 11:20 p.m., officers from the Fist District went to the 200 block of F Street NE after getting a report of a robbery.  When they got there, the victim told officers that he was walking when he was struck from behind and knocked to the ground by a man on a bicycle.

The man pinned the victim to the ground and stole his property, before fleeing eastbound on the bicycle.  The victim sustained minor injuries during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing dark shirt and possibly dark shorts.  He was riding a bright orange bicycle.

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.

In Other News

At 10:44 a.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the Unit block of Independence Avenue SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 2 p.m. Tuesday, 11 people were arrested at 500 12th St. SW on charges of Unlawful Entry.

At 6:25 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 1300 block of Canal Street SW on charges of Credit Card Fraud.

At 8:05 p.m. Tuesday, a car was stolen on the 1400 block of South Capitol Street.

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 July 17th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

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