Suspects in Aug 1st Robbery Snatch Captured on Video

Crime Blotter: August 7th

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Four suspects in a robbery snatch were captured on video, and police are looking for help identifying them.

The four approached a victim on the unit block of E Street NW at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, August 1. They grabbed the victim’s property and ran.

They were captured on surveillance video above.

If you can identify those in the video or having any knowledge of the incident, please contact First District 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 Text Tip Line at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington DC offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and indictment of persons responsible for a crime committed in the District.

In Other News

At 6:46 a.m. Wednesday, three men were arrested on the 1600 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

At 7 p.m. Wednesday, two women were arrested on the 1100 block of 21st Street NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1200 block of K Street SE.

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 8th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.