Police Seek Juvenile in Knifepoint Robbery

Weekend Crime Blotter

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A juvenile tried to rob a man at knife point Sunday evening. He approached the adult on the 1100 block of Bladensburg Road NE, pulled out the knife and demanded property. Te boy ultimately fled without getting anything.

He was described as a black male between 10 and 14 years old and between 4’ 8” and 5 feet tall, was wearing a dark jacket and carrying gold-colored shoes.

Anyone who has knowledge of these incidents or applicable 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 12:05 a.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 1800 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 2:10 a.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 2100 block of I Street NE on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

At 3:22 a.m. Saturday, a woman was arrested on the 500 block of H Street NE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 5:19 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 600 block of 21st Street on charges of Destruction of Property Less than $1000.

At 5:29 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the Unit block of P Street SW on charges of Simple Assault.

At 6:23 p.m. Saturday, a car was stolen from the lots at Union Station.

 

 

At 5:59 p.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 1500 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 9:58 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 500 block of Ninth Street SE on charges of Driving Under the Influence.

At 10:10 p.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 1400 block of L Street SE on charges of Simple Assault.

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 February 22nd and 23rd, 2020 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.