Police Seek Suspect in AK-47 Robbery

Crime Blotter: January 30th


Police are searching for a suspect who committed an armed robbery on the 300 block of 13th Street SE early Friday morning. The man committed a robbery in a residence on the 300 block of the street.

A lookout was issued for a black male in his late teens to early twenties, with thin build and medium complexion. He was wearing a dark mask and a puffy coat with brown fur around the hood. He was armed with a green/black/gray AK-47 and last seen running on 13th Street towards Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should 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 7:43 a.m. Thursday, there was a robbery on the 300 block of 15th Street NE.

At 8:40 a.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of 15th Street NE on charges of Burglary.

At 1:16 p.m. Thursday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1200 block of Wylie Street NE.

At 4:14 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1100 block of Fourth Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 4:50 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 200 block of Tennessee Avenue NE on charges of Defacing Property.

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 31th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.