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Weekend Crime: Hill East Eatery Robbed at Gunpoint Friday Night

by Sean Meehan — February 8, 2016 at 12:05 pm 4 Comments

Police car lightA pizza restaurant in Hill East was robbed at gunpoint by two men on Friday night.

The NY Pizza at 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. SE was held up by two men wearing ski masks about 10 p.m. Friday, according to an email from Metropolitan Police Department First District Captain Antonio Charland.

The men entered the eatery displaying handguns and stole cash from the register. There were no injuries reported in the robbery. The suspects were described as two black men between 5 feet 7 inches and 6 feet tall.

On Saturday evening, a person was robbed along the H Street corridor. The robbery occurred on the 600 block of H Street NE, according to a police alert.

The suspect was described as a black man about 5 feet 5 inches tall wearing a sweater with patches on it.

Another attempted robbery was reported in Navy Yard Sunday night. The attempt occurred on the 700 block of L Street SE about 8:55 p.m. according to a police alert. The suspect was described as a black men between 45 and 50 years old wearing all black clothing.

  • Yuk

    I’m sure they didn’t steal the pizza ……….

    • NY Pizza

      Pizza at NY pizza prices is always a steal!
      On a more serious note, all of these armed robberies suck. It’s really getting scary. I used to just think that if I weren’t out of the house between midnight and 5 am I’d be fine. Put more plain clothed officers out there as targets or something, then lock these wastes of oxygen up and throw away the key.

  • Pizza Police

    Isn’t this the third pizza place to get robbed by 2 men in ski masks with hand guns? H&Pizza was 2 weeks back and I remember another one last week too!

  • Pizza Patrol

    That’s absolutely horrible they were robbed but honestly I wish they would step up their game. I’ve had a LOT of pizza in my life and NY Pizza is the worst I have ever had.

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