The victims were walking on the 1300 block of D Street NE about 8:20 p.m. Saturday when a man and woman approached them and flashed a gun, police said. The thieves made off with a bag and a set of car keys. They quickly found the car and fled southbound on 13th Street NE.
Police found the stolen car about three blocks away, on the 200 block of 12th Place NE.
The robbery victims were not injured, police said.
Police described the suspects as a black man about 20 years old and 6 feet tall who has a thin build and short hair, and a black woman about 20 years old and 5-foot-4, with a dark complexion and shoulder-length hair.
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Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should call police at 202-727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s text tip line at 50411.