Police Seek Suspects in Maryland Avenue Robbery

Crime Blotter: June 18

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These suspects are sought in a robbery that took place on the 600 block of Maryland Avenue SW June 18. Courtesy MPD PIO.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District are looking for help identifying and finding suspects in a Robbery (Force and Violence) offense that took place Monday, June 18 on the 600 block of Maryland Avenue SW.

At around 3:25 p.m., the victim was walking there when a suspect assaulted the victim while another suspect took the victim’s property.  Both then fled the scene.

The suspects were captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos above.

Anyone who can identify these individuals or who has knowledge of this incident should call police at (202) 727-9099 or text 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 p.m. Monday, a woman was arrested on the 1500 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of [Simple] Assault on a Police Officer.

At 3:10 p.m. Monday, a man was arrested on the 1500 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of Threats to Do Bodily Harm.

At 5:04 p.m. Monday, there was a robbery on the 600 block of Maryland Avenue SW.

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 June 19h, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.