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by Andrew Ramonas — July 14, 2016 at 10:30 am 0

Police car lightTwo men robbed someone at gunpoint near RFK Stadium last night, police said.

The armed robbery happened near 19th and East Capitol streets about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Authorities said they’re looking for:

2 B/M – WHITE TANK TOP, S2, ,SHORT WITH BLUE STOP ,, 5;8 BRAID, — BLUE SHIRT WITH BLUE STOP ON IT WAS THE ONE WITH THE GUN

Police said they’re looking for a man in a violent robbery in Southwest this morning, too.

The crime occurred on the 100 block of M Street SW about 8 a.m.

Authorities described the suspect as:

B/M, 5’10”-6’0”, 150lbs-200lbs, medium complexion, late 20’s, wearing a black top, and navy blue basketball short.

Police also arrested a man wanted in connection with a violent robbery near Kingsman Academy Public Charter School early this morning, according to authorities.

The crime happened near 14th and E streets NE about 12:45 a.m.

The victim had her purse stolen by a man who punched her in the face, knocking her down, police said.

by Andrew Ramonas — July 13, 2016 at 10:45 am 0

A man suspected of robbing a bank in NoMa yesterday afternoon has appeared on surveillance footage, police said.

The robbery happened in the Premier Bank at 1160 1st St. NE about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Photos police distributed today in connection with crime show a man standing in the bank. At the bank, the man passed a teller a note that demanded money, according to authorities. He then got the cash and fled.

Police described the man as a:

White male, 30’s years of age, 5’8″ in height, pale complexion, with light brown hair, white shirt with blue lines, white tennis shoes, and blue jeans.

The bank also was robbed twice in April.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, D.C. currently offers a reward of up to $5,000 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.

Photos via Metropolitan Police Department

by Courtney Brown — July 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0

Three men sought in a theft in Hill East last month have appeared in surveillance footage, police said.

The theft happened in the CVS Pharmacy at 500 12th St. SE about 9:10 p.m. June 14.

Video authorities released yesterday in connection with the crime shows the men walking into the store together and leaving, after some time elapsed. One of them held a bag as he walked out.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. 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 serious crime committed in the District of Columbia.

Video via YouTube/Metropolitan Police Department

by Tim Regan — July 11, 2016 at 2:20 pm 1 Comment

7th and C streets SETwo thieves gave a man sleeping in his car a rude awakening when they robbed him at gunpoint early yesterday morning.

Police said a man was sleeping in his vehicle near the intersection of 7th and C streets SE around 5:30 a.m. yesterday when he was approached by two suspects. One of the thieves pulled out a black handgun and took the man’s money and wallet, according to authorities.

Both suspects fled eastbound on C Street, police said.

Additionally, teenagers robbed someone near the intersection of L St. NW and New Jersey Ave. NW late last night, police said.

Police just after 11 p.m. provided a lookout for:

3 B/M’s between the ages of 14-15 Suspect (1) wearing red shirt, red hat, red shorts armed with a gun.

by Andrew Ramonas — July 11, 2016 at 10:30 am 0

A man sought in a stabbing in the NoMa area last month has appeared in surveillance footage, police said.

The assault happened on the unit block of K Street NW about 11:45 p.m. June 10.

One person was injured in the attack, according to authorities.

Video police distributed Friday in connection with the crime focuses on a man with long hair and a black shirt walking with three other individuals.

It’s unclear whether one of the three other people is the victim. But authorities don’t appear to want them for questioning.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC 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 serious crime committed in the District of Columbia

Video via YouTube/Metropolitan Police Department

by Andrew Ramonas — July 6, 2016 at 10:30 am 1 Comment

Police carAuthorities have apprehended a boy in connection with a carjacking near the H Street corridor this spring, police announced last night.

The young man, who is under the age of 18, was arrested Monday on a warrant for the May 18 carjacking on the 800 block of 11th Street NE.

In the crime, three people flagged down a motorist, telling her that her tire was going flat, police said. The trio then pulled her from her car, got in and drove off.

The boy police arrested is considered the “main suspect,” according to authorities.

by Andrew Ramonas — July 5, 2016 at 10:45 am 0

(Updated at 10:50 a.m.) A man sought in a robbery with a knife in a NoMa sandwich shop last week has appeared in surveillance footage, police said.

The armed robbery happened at the Subway near H and North Capitol streets NW about 8 a.m. June 26. During the robbery, the suspect lifted up his shirt to reveal a knife he hid in his clothes.

Video authorities distributed late last week in connection with the crime shows a man talking to a cashier at the restaurant. The Subway worker then opened the cash register, and the man grabbed fistfuls of cash, which he put in his pocket before leaving.

Police also nabbed a man wanted in a NoMa bank robbery over the weekend.

The robbery, which involved a note to a teller, occurred in the TD Bank at 1275 1st St. NE about 12:15 p.m. Saturday.

Joshua Parker, a 30-year-old man who has no fixed address, was arrested yesterday in connection with the crime. Information on his lawyer wasn’t immediately available.

Video via YouTube/MPD

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.

by Andrew Ramonas — June 29, 2016 at 10:30 am 1 Comment

4th Street and Virginia Avenue SE (Photo via Google Maps)Two teenagers with revolvers robbed someone in Navy Yard last night, police said.

The armed robbery happened near 4th Street and Virginia Avenue SE about 10 p.m. Tuesday. The area is just south of the Southeast Freeway.

Authorities described the suspects as teenagers who are between 15 and 18 years old. One of them was wearing a gray shirt. The other teen had a blue hooded sweatshirt.

Police also are looking for three other people who were with the teens. But authorities didn’t release any descriptions of those individuals.

Photo via Google Maps

by Andrew Ramonas — June 28, 2016 at 3:45 pm 0

800 block of North Capitol Street NW (Photo via Google Maps)A man robbed someone at knifepoint in NoMa this morning, police said.

The armed robbery happened on the 800 block of North Capitol Street NW about 8 a.m. The area is about two blocks north of the National Postal Museum.

Authorities said they’re looking for:

B/M 5’7″ dark complexion, black shirt, camouflage shorts armed with a knife

Photo via Google Maps

by Tim Regan — June 28, 2016 at 1:35 pm 0

police car3Someone stabbed a woman near Nationals Park earlier this afternoon, said D.C. Police.

The stabbing occurred on the 1300 block of Half St. SW just after 1 p.m. today, authorities said. That area is roughly one block away from Nationals Park.

The woman was conscious when officers arrived, according to D.C. Police spokeswoman Alice Kim.

Police are currently on the lookout for a person described as:

B/F, med compl, 5’3, 130 lbs, gym shorts & white t-shirt

Police said the suspect was last seen heading toward 14th and Canal streets SW.

This story will be updated when we know more.

by Andrew Ramonas — June 28, 2016 at 10:45 am 1 Comment

Donathan Taylor (Photo via MPD)Police have put out a photo of a man they suspect robbed someone at gunpoint in Hill East last month.

Donathan Taylor, the 19-year-old Northeast D.C. resident in the photo distributed yesterday, is wanted in an armed robbery on the 1600 block of G Street SE about 11:30 a.m. May 25, police said. Authorities also want to question him in connection with other armed robberies in the District.

Police have a D.C. Superior Court warrant for his arrest.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an armed robbery committed in the District of Columbia.

Photo via MPD

by Andrew Ramonas — June 27, 2016 at 10:45 am 4 Comments

A woman was shot in Hill East over the weekend, police said.

The shooting happened on the 100 block of 17th Street SE about 2:15 a.m. Sunday. The area is about two blocks west of the Stadium-Armory Metro station.

The victim had multiple gunshot wounds, but survived, according to authorities.

Police haven’t released any suspect information.

After the shooting, commissioner Denise Krepp of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6B tweeted photos of damage that appeared to come from bullets.

A community meeting is scheduled for this week to discuss the crime.

by Tim Regan — June 24, 2016 at 12:05 pm 1 Comment

Stephanie Goodloe and Simaya, photo via GoFundMeLocals are opening their wallets to help the daughter of a woman who was killed in a shooting in Hill East last week.

Stephanie Goodloe, 40, was killed in a shooting on the 700 block of Kentucky Ave. SE early last Saturday, police said. Authorities arrested Donald Hairston, a 49-year-old resident of District Heights, Md., and charged him with first degree murder while armed in connection with the crime.

Friends, family and sympathetic members of the community have already donated more than $22,000 to support Goodloe’s daughter, Simaya.

Read more on the GoFundMe page:

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by Courtney Brown — June 24, 2016 at 10:30 am 0

A man sought in a theft at a 7-Eleven near Nationals Park has appeared on video, police said.

The crime happened on the 1100 block of South Capitol Street SW on May 17 about 7:15 p.m.

Surveillance footage police released yesterday shows a man with a hat taking what appeared to be a DVD off a store shelf. He then walked toward the check-out counter with the item and pulled something out of his pocket.

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/Metropolitan Police Department

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