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Gun-Toting Robbers Strike in Hill East, Near H Street NE

by Andrew Ramonas — July 1, 2016 at 12:30 pm 0

Police car lightMen with guns robbed someone in Hill East and stole a car from another person near the H Street corridor yesterday morning, police said.

The armed carjacking occurred on the 600 block of Morton Place NE about 11:45 a.m. Thursday. The armed robbery happened on the 1600 block of C Street SE about 11 a.m. Thursday.

Authorities said they’re looking for five men in each of the crimes. But they haven’t released detailed descriptions of the suspects.

In the carjacking, police did note that one of the suspects wore black sweatpants and a black ski mask. The thieves took a 2016 Toyota Camry with temporary Virginia tags in that crime.

Police believe the crimes are connected, according to Councilmember Charles Allen of Ward 6.

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