Police Arrest Two in Tuesday H Street Robbery

Weekend Crime Blotter

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On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, two 26-year-old Southeast men were arrested for an Assault with Intent to Rob while Armed (Gun) offense that occurred on the 500 block of H Street NE that same day.

At approximately 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, August 20 three suspects approached the victim at the listed location. One of them pulled out a handgun and demanded the victim’s property. The suspects then fled the scene. Two of the suspects were apprehended by responding officers. This case remains under investigation as police seek the third suspect.

Other News

At 1:40 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 1600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 2:02 a.m. Saturday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1300 block of H Street NE.

At 11:01 a.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 1800 block of East Capitol Street SE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 12:20 p.m. Saturday a man was arrested at the First District Substation on charges of Burglary.

At 3:52 p.m. Saturday, a car was stolen on the 1500 block of First Street SW.

At 5:30 p.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 1000 block of Third Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 6:10 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on Ninth Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

 

At 3:40 a.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 1200 block of Howison Place SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 6:15 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 2000 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of Threatening to Kidnap or Injure a Person.

At 11:15 a.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 200 block of N Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 11:30 a.m. Sunday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the 1500 block of Benning Road NE.

At 4 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1600 block of E Street NE on charges of Possessing Unregistered Ammunition.

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 25th and 26th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.