Teenager Arrested in Northeast Armed Robbery

Crime Blotter: November 8th

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On Wednesday, Nov. 8th detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District arrested a 17-year-old teenaged boy from Southeast. He was charged with Armed Robbery (Gun) in connection with an incident that took place earlier this month.

On Sunday, Oct. 1st at around 8:23 p.m., a woman was walking down the street on the 600 block of Sixth Street NE, when she was approached by three people. The suspects pulled out a gun and demanded her property. The woman complied and the suspects escaped.

The 17-year-old was also arrested in connection with an Armed Robbery using a knife that happened Friday Oct. 27th on the 1700 block of Church Street NW.

Both of these crimes are still being investigated.

Anyone who has information either case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the Text Tip Line by sending a text message to 50411.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an armed robbery committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

At 1:48 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 200 block of N Street SW on charges of Fleeing from a Law Enforcement Officer in a Motor Vehicle.

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 November 9th, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.