Armed Robber Strikes in Hill East

by Andrew Ramonas August 6, 2015 at 2:15 pm 9 Comments

1000 block of 12th Street SE (Photo via Google Maps)A thief with a gun robbed a man in Hill East this morning, police said.

The robbery happened on the 1000 block of the 12th Street SE about 2 a.m. The area is about a block from the Potomac Gardens public housing complex.

The victim was sitting in his car when a man came up to him and flashed a gun, according to authorities. The thief then ordered the victim to hand over his cellphone.

After the victim gave up his phone, the robber fled.

The suspect is described as a short-haired man who is about 20 years old.

Photo via Google Maps


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