Armed Carjacking Sunday in Northeast

Weekend crime blotter

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At around 3 a.m. Sunday morning, two men were sitting in an Audi S8 parked on the 700 block of Fourth Street NE, when they were approached by four people.

One person pointed a black handgun at the driver’s side window and said, “you know the deal.”

Both the driver and the passenger exited the vehicle, leaving behind their smartphones. All four suspects then got in the car and fled southbound towards G Street NE. Nobody was injured.

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers are investigating this crime. If you have any information, please call 202-727-9099. Information can also be sent by text to the Text Tip Line at 50411.

In Other News

At 12:05 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of H Street NE on charges of Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

At 9:53 a.m. Saturday, there was a theft on the 200 block of K Street NE.

At 9:43 p.m. Saturday, there was a robbery on the 1100 block of East Capitol Street SE.

At 3:48 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of 26th Street NE on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (Prior Conviction).

At 4:03 p.m. Sunday, there was a robbery on the 700 block of Langston Terrace NE.

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 17th, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.