Boy Arrested After Armed Robbery in Near Northeast

by Andrew Ramonas July 20, 2015 at 2:20 pm 0

1100 block of 5th Street NE (Photo via Google Maps)(Updated at 2:55 p.m.) A boy wanted for an armed robbery in Near Northeast Saturday night has been arrested.

The juvenile is suspected of robbing a man at gunpoint on the 1100 block of 5th Street NE about 11:45 p.m. Saturday, police said.

A teenager with a handgun went up to the man and demanded his property, according to authorities. The victim complied, and the juvenile ran away.

Police canvassed the area and located a boy, whom they arrested in connection with the crime.

Another thief with a gun also struck in the Capitol Hill area over the weekend.

The armed robbery happened in an alley on the 200 block of E Street SE about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, police said.

A man was walking in the area when two people approached him, according to authorities. One of the individuals then flashed a handgun before robbing the man.

The victim followed the pair through Garfield Park, where someone struck him in the head, police said.

Violent thieves struck early Sunday morning in Southwest, too.

The robbery occurred about 1:30 a.m. between the 500 and 700 blocks of 4th Street SW, police said.

A woman was walking in the area when a man pushed her and took her property, according to authorities. She was treated for minor injuries.

Photo via Google Maps


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