Police Seek Suspect in Northeast Robbery (Video)

Crime Blotter: May 30

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First are looking for help locating two suspects after an Assault with Intent to Rob that happened Tuesday, May 8, on the 1000 Block of Third Street NE.

At approximately 7:25 pm, two suspects approached the victim at the listed location.  The suspects assaulted the victim and attempted to take the victim’s property.  The suspects fled the scene without obtaining any property.

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

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should please contact the First District Detectives Unit at 202-299-2025, or the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s 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 a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

In Other News

At 3:07 a.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 100 block of N Street SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence (First Offense).

At 6:25 a.m. on Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 900 block of K Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of Eighth Street SE on charges of Threatening to Kidnap or Injure a Person.

At 4 p.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the 600 block of Orleans Place NE.

At 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on the Unit block of Independence Avenue SE on charges of Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

At 8 p.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the 300 block of A Street NE.

At 12 p.m. Wednesday, a man was arrested on East Capitol Street SE on charges of having his Dogs Unleashed.

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 May 31st, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.