Man Arrested in Robbery of Barracks Row 7-Eleven

Crime Blotter: July 11

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Police have arrested a man accused in two armed robberies on the Hill, officers announced Thursday.

A 49-year-old Southeast resident was arrested in connection with a robbery that happened Wednesday, July 10 on the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE. The man is accused of going into the business, pulling a knife and taking cash from the register before fleeing.

He is also accused of robbing the 7-Eleven at 429 Eighth St. SE, where wielding a knife, he also robbed the cash register.

The man has been charges with two counts of Armed Robbery of an Establishment.

In Other News

At 4:07 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1400 block of K Street SE on charges of Robbery.

At 7:59 a.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1900 block of E Street SE on charges of First Degree Sexual Abuse.

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 July 12th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.