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Man, Woman Caught on Video Swiping Pregnancy Belt in Hill East

by Courtney Brown — June 16, 2016 at 3:10 pm 1 Comment

(Updated at 3:15 p.m.) A man and a woman who took a package outside a Hill East home last week ended up with a back-support device for pregnant women, according to authorities.

A pregnancy belt theft happened on the 1300 block of C Street SE last Friday about 7:15 p.m.

In a video police released today in connection with the crime, the man was shown rolling a suitcase along beside him. The man leaves the suitcase on the sidewalk, and walks up to a residence to take the package.

He was last shown loading the package into his suitcase, and then walking away with the woman.

Authorities today also distributed surveillance footage in connection with a bicycle theft on Capitol Hill.

The crime occurred in a parking garage of an Internal Revenue Service office at 500 North Capitol St. NW around 12:50 p.m. May 23.

The video shows two men walking into the garage. One of them then rides out of the garage on the bicycle, as the other man walks out beside him.

Crime Solvers of Washington, D.C., currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia. Your assistance is appreciated by your community.

Anyone who can identify these individuals or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at 202-727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE to 50411.

Video via YouTube/MPD

  • Guest

    Why are these a crimes? They DESERVE to have bikes and pregnancy belts. They’re ENTITLED to have them! The rightful owners of those items are just rich and privileged.

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