Police Seek Suspects in Southwest Robbery

Weekend Crime Blotter

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Police want to identify these two individual in connection with a robbery Jan. 10 on the 800 block of G Street SW. Photo: Press MPD

Police have photos of two suspects they want to identify in a robbery that happened Friday in Southwest.

Around 8:10 p.m. Jan. 10th, two suspects approached a victim on the 800 block of G Street SW. They demanded money and the victim, afraid, gave it to them. They then fled the scene but were captured on surveillance video at a nearby business. The photos can be seen above.

Anyone who can help identify these people 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 $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 1:30 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 700 block of Seventh Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 3:21 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 1000 block of Maine Avenue SW on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 3:55 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 2100 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of Simple Assault.

 

At 11:50 a.m. Sunday, there was a burglary at home on the 1100 block of First Street SE.

At 2:49 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 300 block of F Street NE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 8:10 a.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1300 block of H Street NE on a charge of committing a Lewd, Indecent or Obscene Act.

At 4:33 p.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 700 block of 12th Street SE on charges of Threatening to do Bodily Harm.

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 January 12th and 13th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.