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Robberies Reported Near Three Capitol Hill Schools

by Andrew Ramonas March 16, 2015 at 11:00 am 1,224 5 Comments

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People were robbed this weekend near three schools on Capitol Hill and in Near Northeast.

A woman was robbed and attacked with pepper spray near Options Public Charter School late Saturday night.

The men attacked the woman outside about 11 p.m. Saturday on the 1300 block of E Street NE, police said. They stole her purse, police said. The victim declined medical attention.

Authorities described the suspects as black men. One had an afro and was wearing a blue hoodie, and another suspect wore a red baseball hat. Police didn’t share details on what the other two men were wearing.

In addition to the Metro worker stabbed at the Stadium-Armory station Sunday, police gave details on these crimes in the First District this weekend:

  • A violent robbery occurred near Eliot-Hine Middle School in Northeast Friday night. Three thieves committed the crime about 9:30 p.m. on the 1800 block of Constitution Avenue NE. Police described the thieves as black males between the ages of 17 to 23, wearing dark clothing.
  • Two juveniles with a gun robbed a man near Watkins Elementary School Sunday night. The robbery occurred about 9 p.m. on the 400 block of 12th Street SE.

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