Police Seek Suspect in K Street Burglary

Crime Blotter: August 15

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District are looking for help identifying and locating a suspect after the burglary at a business on the 500 block of K Street NE on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

At approximately 3:35 a.m., the suspect forced his way into a business on that block. He took property then fled the scene. He was captured by surveillance cameras, and can be seen in the video above and photos below.

Courtesy MPD PIO.

Anyone who can identify the person in the images or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099. You can also text your tip to 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 8:32 a.m. Wednesday, a car was stolen on the 1300 block of Half Street SW.

At 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 200 block of Eighth Street NE.

At 2:58 p.m. Wednesday, there was a theft at a convenience store on the 700 block of H Street NE.

At 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 2100 block of H Street 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 August 16th, 2018 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.