Crowd Attacks, Robs Driver Who Hit Pedestrian Near I-395, Police Say

by Andrew Ramonas August 4, 2015 at 11:20 am 1,942 11 Comments

2nd and E streets NW (Photo via Google Maps)Police are looking for 30 people in connection with a violent robbery of a man who was attacked after he struck a pedestrian with his car near I-395 on Capitol Hill last night, according to authorities.

The robbery happened at 2nd and E streets NW about 11 p.m.  The Community for Creative Nonviolence Homeless Shelter is at the intersection.

The man accidentally hit the pedestrian with his car when he was exiting I-395’s 3rd Street Tunnel, police said. After he got out of his car to check on the person’s condition, several people approached him.

The mob then attacked the man and took some of his belongings.

The man declined medical treatment, according to authorities.

A woman also was robbed at gunpoint in northeast Capitol Hill last night.

The robbery happened on the 400 block of 12th Street NE about 11:15 p.m., police said.

The woman was in the area when a man with a gun approached her and then took her purse.


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