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Armed Carjacking in Southeast Monday

There was an armed carjacking at about 7:05 p.m. the night of Monday, Jan. 6 near the corner of 16th and E Streets SE.

The victim described the suspects as three black males wearing all dark clothing and armed with a handgun.

The three stole a 2014 Nissan Versa sedan with Virginia tags WSS3193.

First District detectives are actively investigating the incident.  Should anyone have any information related to the incident, please contact the First District Detectives office at (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099. You can also text video, photos or information anonymously to the Text Tip Line at 50411.

In Other News

At 1:32 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of H Street NE on charges of Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

At 4:48 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

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 January 7th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

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