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Crime Roundup: Police Nab Three Men in Prostitution Sting in Near Northeast

by Andrew Ramonas — October 16, 2015 at 2:30 pm 0

Police car lightThree men were apprehended in Near Northeast early yesterday morning as part of a police operation to combat prostitution, according to authorities.

The men were arrested for sexual solicitation on the 200 block of K Street NE, 1100 block of 2nd Street NE and the 1000 block of 7th Street NE, police said. All of the arrests happened between 4:15 and 5:30 a.m. on Thursday.

The arrests came about a month after police apprehended 13 men for solicitation of prostitution in NoMa.

Police also caught a juvenile who is suspected of stealing a chain from someone’s neck in northeast Capitol Hill yesterday.

The robbery happened about 10 a.m. on Thursday in or near the Kingsman Academy Public Charter School, which occupies the former Options Public Charter School building. The school is at 1375 E St. NE.

A school surveillance camera caught two people exchanging words before one of them snatched the chain. A fight then broke out.

Police made the arrest on the scene.

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