Armed Robbery on K Street NE Thursday

Crime Blotter: June 27th

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Two pedestrians were robbed while walking on the 1600 block of K Street NE late Thursday night.

At around 10:43 p.m. June 27, officers went there after getting a report of a robbery. When they got there, the victims said they had been walking in the block, when they were approached by two adult suspects.

One of the suspects pulled out a handgun and ordered the complainants to give up their property.

The victims gave the suspects their money and a purse. The suspects then ran from the scene.

Fortunately, no one was physically injured during the robbery.

There is no lookout for one of the suspects, but the other is described as a black male, about 5’6″ tall with a medium build and dark complexion. He was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt.

Police are looking for any information, photographs or video that can help with the case. 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.

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 11:55 a.m. Thursday, there was a theft at a residence on the 1000 block of Tenth Street NE.At 6:45 p.m. Thursday, a woman was arrested on the 1200 block of Canal Street SW on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

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 28th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.