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Boy Arrested After Violent Group Robberies in NoMa Area

by Andrew Ramonas — September 18, 2015 at 11:20 am 0

Police carPolice have apprehended a boy who is suspected of participating in violent group robberies in and near NoMa earlier this week.

The robberies happened on the 200 block of Florida Avenue NE near the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro Station and on the 200 block of K Street NW near I-395 Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities. The boy, who is from Northeast D.C., also was wanted in connection with another violent robbery in Shaw on the 400 block of N Street NW Wednesday afternoon.

In each of the robberies, a group of people assaulted and robbed victims.

The boy was arrested shortly after the Shaw robbery, which involved 12 to 14 juveniles. During that robbery, a boy punched a cyclist in the face and knocked him off his bicycle, Borderstan reported.

Authorities still are looking for more suspects.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. DC Crime Solvers currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an assault committed in the District of Columbia.

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