A man was robbed of his property and his car on Sunday evening. At around 8:45 p.m., police responded to a call on the 500 block of 13th Street SE. There, a man told them he had parked his car and was walking away when three men with handguns approached him. They demanded his things, and the victim complied, handing over his possessions, including his car keys.
The suspects found the car and drove away with it. The vehicle was later located in the Sixth District. Fortunately, the victim in this case was not physically harmed.
The suspects were described as black males in dark clothing. One wore red and white shoes.
Anyone who has knowledge of these incidents or applicable video should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or 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
At 3 a.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 1300 block of H Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 3:19 a.m. Saturday, there was a robbery on the 300 block of Virginia Avenue SE.
At 5:05 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 200 block of N Street SW on charges of Threatening to do Bodily Harm.
At 12:19 p.m. Saturday, a car was stolen on the 800 block of G Street NE.
At 6:18 p.m. Saturday, there was an assault in the course of a robber outside a liquor store on the 1900 block of Benning Road NE.
At 1:10 a.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 600 block of H Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 2 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 900 block of Maine Avenue SW on charges of Misdemeanor Sex Abuse.
At 2:22 a.m., there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 2100 block of I Street NE.
At 6:24 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 2100 block of I Street NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.
At 4:30 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1700 block of Capitol Avenue NE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 6:26 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1400 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of Threatening to Do Bodily Harm.
At 9:20 p.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 500 block of 23rd Place NE on charges of Simple Assault.
At 9:55 p.m. Sunday, a car was stolen on the 900 block of Bladensburg Road 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 January 25th and 26th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.