Two Armed Robberies Reported Near H Street Corridor Last Night

by Andrew Ramonas September 1, 2015 at 2:50 pm 3 Comments

Police car(Updated at 3:20 p.m.) Two armed robberies happened last night near the H Street corridor, about a block from each other.

The robberies occurred on the 1300 block of G Street NE about 6:30 p.m. and the 1200 block of F Street NE about 8:45 p.m., police said.

In the first robbery, a woman was walking when a teenage boy approached her and flashed a knife, according to authorities. He took her cell phone.

Two thieves then robbed someone on F Street. One of the robbers showed a knife before they took something from the victim.

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the F Street robbery, but haven’t identified the individual. It wasn’t clear if the two robberies were related.

Authorities haven’t released any additional information about the crimes.

A violent robbery also happened in Hill East yesterday, police said.

Three robbers struck near 19th Street and Massachusetts Avenue SE about 5:30 p.m.

Hamilton White, 26, and Kelvin Carter, 29, were arrested in connection with the robbery, according to authorities.

Patricia Cresta-Savage, a lawyer for White, noted in an email her client was charged with a misdemeanor. But she didn’t comment further.

Lloyd Malech, Carter’s lawyer, couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.

A third suspect also was arrested with White and Carter. But police haven’t identified that individual.


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