Three people suspected of attacking a man and robbing him in Hill East last week have appeared on surveillance video.
The man was robbed May 20 about 9 p.m. on the 1200 block of Walter Street SE, about two blocks south of Lincoln Park, police said. He was hit from behind and robbed when he was on a walk through the residential area.
The three persons of interest, who appear to be juvenile males, are seen in a video distributed by police yesterday walking on a sidewalk in front of a house twice. One of the individuals has a messenger bag.
The robbery happened in Police Service Area 107, which includes Eastern Market and Lincoln Park.
District crime statistics show 31 robberies were reported in the area from Jan. 1 to May 28. During the same period the previous year, 18 of the crimes were reported.
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