Police Seek Suspects in Pennsylvania Avenue Robbery

Weekend Crime Blotter

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Police are looking for two suspects in a Pennsylvania Avenue robbery. Image: Pres MPD

Detectives from the MPD First District are looking for help identifying and finding two suspects after a man was robbed in a restaurant on the 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on Thursday, May 30. While he was sitting in the restaurant two men took his laptop and cell phone. They also took a phone belonging to another patron.

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

The case is being investigated by MPD Detectives. Investigators can be reached at (202) 299-2025, should you have any information about the incident.  Alternatively, information can be forwarded to investigators by contacting the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099 or the Text Tip Line by texting 50411.

In Other News

At 12 a.m. Saturday, a car was stolen on the 900 block of I Street NE.

At 12:40 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 1300 block of H Street NE on charge of Simple Assault.

At 12:56 a.m. Saturday, there was a burglary at a residence on the 500 block of G Street NE.

At 1:54 a.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 1100 block of K Street NE on charge of Simple Assault.

At 8:21 a.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on Columbus Circle NE on charges of Vandalizing or Taking the Property of a Government Official.

At 5:14 p.m. there was an assault with a dangerous weapon at a residence on the 1200 block of 18th Street NE.

At 6:31 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 1600 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of [Simple] Assault on a Police Officer.

At 7:10 p.m. Saturday, a man and a woman were arrested on the 2300 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Threatening to Kidnap or Injure a Person.

At 8 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 900 block of Third Street SW on charges of Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

At 8:27 p.m. Saturday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 900 block of Third Street SW.

At 12:10 a.m. Sunday, a car was stolen on the 200 block of 15th Street SE.

At 3:16 p.m. Sunday, there was a theft at a parking lot on the 900 block of D 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 June 2nd and 3rd, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.