Police Seek Suspects in Eighth Street Robbery

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Police investigated reports of a robbery on the 700 block of E Street on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at around 10:20 p.m.

An adult male victim was parking his vehicle in the block when he was approached by two teenagers.  The two threatened the man with assault before stealing personal items including his money and cellphone. 

The suspects were last seen going southbound through an alley parallel to Eighth Street SE. 

Suspect #1 is described as a black male about 16-18 years old, wearing a white shirt and dark-colored pants.  Suspect #2 is described as a black male of 16 to 18 years, wearing a black shirt and black pants. 

The victim was not injured during the robbery.

First District Detectives are actively investigating this incident.  If you have any information, please contact the First District Detectives Office at (202)299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center 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.