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Gun-Wielding Attacker Threatens Man in Broad Daylight Near Potomac Avenue Metro Station

by Sean Meehan — October 14, 2015 at 4:35 pm 1 Comment

1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE (Photo via Google Maps)A would-be thief flashed a gun in an attempted robbery by a group of people in Hill East yesterday afternoon, police said.

The encounter happened on the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE about 4 p.m. The area is near the Potomac Avenue Metro Station

A man was in the area when the would-be robbers approached him, according to authorities. One of them flashed a black handgun and said, “Come here.”

The victim then ran to the Sunoco gas station at 1248 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, where an employee called police.

Authorities have not released a description of the people who confronted the man.

Photo via Google Maps

  • Hill Resident

    But…But…But….we had a Safety Walk. This shouldn’t have happened.

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