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Police Seek Suspects in Southwest Robbery

At around 10:30 p.m. a man was assaulted and robbed by multiple suspects. He was walking on the 1200 block of Half Street SW when he was approached. The suspects took cash and fled.

Two of the suspects were caught by responding offers, but police are working to identify additional suspects.

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 5:00 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 800 block of 12th Street NE on charges of Robbery.

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 February 4th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.

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