The robbery occurred about 9:45 a.m., according to police. A man man was walking on K Street NE when two people approached him. One of the men pulled out a gun and demanded money, according to a Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson. When the victim said he didn’t have any money, the other man removed the victim’s belongings from his pocket.
Both men fled south on 10th Street NE. Police are investigating the case but have not released a description of the suspects.
There was also a robbery last night near the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station. The robbery occurred about 1:30 a.m. last night on the 200 block of Florida Avenue NE. Police stopped the suspect shortly after the robbery and placed him under arrest.