Police Seek Suspects in Pennsylvania SE Robbery

Crime blotter: December 4th

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District are looking for your help to identify two people and a vehicle after a business was robbed at around 11:48 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 3rd on the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

Two suspects entered the business and took various items of merchandise before fleeing the scene in a white pick-up truck.

The people and the vehicle were all captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos below and in the video above.

Anyone who has information regarding this 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.  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 any crime committed in the District of Columbia.

Surveillance cameras captured the suspects, seen in the images above. Courtesy: MPD/ 1D Listserv
Police seek information on this vehicle, captured by surveillance cameras, after a robbery on the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on Dec. 3rd.

In Other News

At 1:19 a.m. Monday, there was a robbery on the 1300 block of Fourth Street SW.

At 5:33 a.m. Monday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 100 block of F Street SE.

At 3:07 p.m. there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1600 block of F Street NE.

At about 3:45 p.m. Monday, eight women and three men were arrested on the Unit block of Independence Avenue SE on charges of Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding.

At about 3:45 p.m. Monday, nine women and two men were arrested on the Unit block of Independence Avenue SE on charges of Crowding, Obstructing or Incommoding.

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 December 4th, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.