Police Seek Suspects in P Street Armed Carjacking

Crime Blotter: September 26th

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Police are looking for two suspects in an armed carjacking that happened Saturday, Sept. 14th on the 1900 block of P Street SE.

Police say that at around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, two suspects approached a man as he sat in his vehicle on the block. They got inside the car and brandished a handgun, demanding the victim’s vehicle.

The victim complied and got out of the car. The suspects fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle.

The victim’s vehicle has since been recovered.

A person of interest was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in thes video link above. 

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 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 1:42 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 800 block of 21st Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 2:07 p.m. Thursday, there was a robbery at Eastern High School (1729 E Capitol St. 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 September 27th, 2019 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.