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Multiple Violent Robberies Reported in Capitol Hill Area Since Saturday

by Andrew Ramonas — June 15, 2015 at 10:40 am 1,686 0

Near the 100 block of 16th Street SE (Photo via Google Maps)(Updated at 4 p.m.) Brutal thieves and would-be robbers have struck at least three times in the Capitol Hill area since Saturday.

A robbery and an attempted theft happened in Hill East. The other robbery occurred near NoMa.

In Hill East, two juveniles hit a man from behind and robbed him near the 100 block of 16th Street SE, police said. The incident happened about 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Police have arrested two juveniles in connection with robbery, according to authorities.

Would-be thieves also tried to take a woman’s purse this morning in Hill East on the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE, police said. The suspects struggled with the woman about 7:30 a.m., before they fled.

The victim received minor injuries, police said.

Police are looking for three women and two men in connection with the attempted robbery. All of the individuals were dressed in black clothing, according to authorities.

Near NoMa, three thieves robbed someone on the unit block of K Street NW, police said. The robbery happened about 4:30 a.m. Saturday.

Photo via Google Maps

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