Police Seek Suspect in Northeast Robbery

Crime Blotter: January 23rd

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Police seek a suspect in connection with the Burglary of an Establishment on the 200 block of Second Street NE Jan. 23. Photo: Press MPD

At around 3:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, a suspect forced his way into a business on the 700 block of Second Street NE. Once inside, the suspect took property then fled the scene.

The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photo above.

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident, applicable photos or video 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 10:17 a.m. Thursday, there was an assault with a dangerous weapon with the intent to kill on the 1600 block of F Street NE.

At 10:29 a.m. Thursday, a car was stolen on the 800 block of G Street NE.

At 12 p.m. Thursday, a woman was arrested on the 1200 block of 18th Street NE.

At 12:29 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the Unit block of Q Street SW on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 4:55 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1500 block of F Street NE.

At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 400 block of M Street SE on charges of possessing a BB Gun.

At 9:30 p.m. Thursday, there was a robbery on the 900 block of Fourth Street SW.

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 24th, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.