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Robbery in Northeast Tuesday

A man was robbed on the 1400 block of C Street NE. At approximately 8:10 p.m., he was approached by two suspects wearing all-black clothing and black masks.  The suspects pushed him to the ground and went through his pockets.  They took cash and fled south in the rear alley of 200 block of 15th Street NE.

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 3:26 a.m. Tuesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1400 block of H Street NE.

At 5:28 p.m. Tuesday, there was a robbery in Potomac Station (1400 Potomac Avenue SE).

At 5:55 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 900 block of 14th Street SE on charges of Robbery.

At 9:23 p.m. Tuesday, a man was arrested on the 100 block of North Carolina Avenue SE on charges of [Simple] Assault on a Police Officer.

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 8th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

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