Man Robbed on Pennsylvania Avenue; Woman Evades Mugger Near Lincoln Park

by Andrea Swalec January 16, 2015 at 11:05 am 0

(Updated at 11:25 a.m.) Police who patrol Capitol Hill, Navy Yard and Kingman Park reported a rash of crime yesterday.

A man leaving a carryout restaurant on the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE about 4:45 p.m. Thursday was approached by someone in a ski mask and punched in the mouth, police said. The attacker took the victim’s belt and watch. Police are investigating.

A woman walking on the 1300 block of North Carolina NE about 9 p.m. was approached by someone who shined a flashlight in her face and demanded money. The woman refused and the suspect fled in a red car, police said. The woman was not injured and police shared no suspect information.

In Navy Yard, a man was slashed on the arm at 600 L St. SE after he asked someone for a light to smoke a cigarette, police said. The victim was taken to a hospital. Police did not share information on when the reported crime occurred.

And yesterday police arrested a man suspected of committing an armed carjacking last week in Kingman Park. Donnell Windley, a 26-year-old Northeast D.C. resident was charged with armed carjacking. Police say he pulled a gun on a driver in a parking lot on the 1900 block of Benning Road NE last Friday.

Additional crimes reported include:

  • A theft from a car between 5 and 11 p.m. on the 700 block of 8th Street SE;
  • A theft between 3 and 5 p.m. on the 800-999 block of 11th Street SE;
  • A theft about 8:10 p.m. at the liquor store on the 400 block of H Street NE and
  • A theft about 2 p.m. at the grocery store on the 1350 block of Potomac Avenue SE.


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