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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 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 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 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 Alyse Mier — June 21, 2016 at 10:30 am 0

2nd and P streets SW (Photo via Google Maps)Four men robbed someone at knifepoint near Fort Lesley J. McNair in Southwest this morning, police said.

The armed robbery happened near 2nd and P streets SW about 8 a.m.

Authorities said they are looking for four suspects:

  • a black male, 6’0, high top fade wearing a white tank, blue jean shorts, armed with a knife.
  • a black male, 5’10, 16 years of age, 130 pounds wearing a black shirt.
  • a black male, 5’6, 16 years of age, 110-120 pounds, wearing a white tank and red shorts, armed with a knife.
  • a black male, wearing black and white Adidas pants.

Photo via Google Maps

by Andrew Ramonas — June 17, 2016 at 11:30 am 0

700 block of L Street SE (Photo via Google Maps)Two men robbed a woman at gunpoint in Navy Yard early this morning, police said.

The armed robbery happened on the 700 block of L Street SE about 4:30 a.m.

The victim was in a car just south of the Southeast Freeway when the two men robbed her, according to authorities. They took her wallet and purse before fleeing.

Police haven’t released any descriptions of the suspects.

Photo via Google Maps

by Andrew Ramonas — June 15, 2016 at 11:00 am 0

800 block of 12th Street NE (Photo via Google Maps)Two masked men robbed someone at gunpoint just north of H Street NE early this morning, police said.

The armed robbery happened on the 800 block of 12th Street NE about 3:45 a.m.

Police released this tweet with suspect descriptions:

Authorities also are investigating a violent robbery near I-395 last night, police said.

The crime occurred near 2nd and E streets NW about 11:15 p.m. The Community for Creative Nonviolence Homeless Shelter is at the intersection, which is about a block south of the Georgetown University Law Center campus on Capitol Hill.

Police haven’t released any suspect information.

Photo via Google Maps

by Andrew Ramonas — June 10, 2016 at 10:30 am 2 Comments

Police car lightPolice are investigating three armed robberies that happened in the Capitol Hill area last night, according to authorities.

The holdups occurred on the 600 block of Massachusetts Avenue NE about 10:30 p.m., the unit block of 7th Street NE about 11:15 p.m. and the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE just before midnight.

A young man flashed a gun before robbing people in each of the crimes, police said.

In the Massachusetts Avenue robbery, authorities said they’re looking for:

A black male, 16-18yo, wearing blue jeans, white t-shirt, and with a partially shaved head.

In the 7th Street robbery, authorities said they’re looking for:

A black male, 17-18yo, slim build, wearing dark shorts, white t-shirt.

In the Pennsylvania Avenue robbery, authorities said they’re looking for:

B/M, 17-25 years of age, wearing a light colored shirt and dark jeans armed with a handgun.

It wasn’t immediately clear if the crimes were connected.

by Sean Meehan — May 31, 2016 at 3:45 pm 0

1000 block of 13th Street SE (Photo via Google Maps)A woman was shot in Hill East just before 3 p.m. today.

The shooting occurred about 2:55 p.m. on the 1000 block of 13th Street SE. The woman was shot multiple times and was conscious and breathing, according to police.

Police have not yet released any suspect description or information.

Photo via Google Maps

 

by Andrew Ramonas — May 25, 2016 at 4:10 pm 0

Police carPolice are investigating two robberies with guns in Hill East and NoMa this morning, according to authorities.

The armed robberies happened on the 1600 block of G Street SE and 1200 block of North Capitol Street NW about 11:30 a.m.

Thieves in both of the crimes stole cellphones and wallets.

In the G Street robbery, police are looking for a:

Black Male, 18-25 years of age, 5″ 8″ tall, 150-175 lbs., medium complexion, medium build, long nappy hair, wearing a dark stripped polo type shirt and blue jeans.

In the North Capitol Street robbery, police are looking for a:

Hispanic Male, 5″ 10″ tall, 150 lbs., long hair, light complexion, wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and black and white tennis shoes.

by Tim Regan — May 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0

D.C. Police are on the lookout for a group of teens who attacked and robbed a man blocks from the H Street corridor.

Police said a group of teens surrounded a man on the 900 block of 14th St. SE on April 30 at approximately 10:20 p.m. The adolescents “removed his cell phone, and punched the victim before splitting up and fleeing in multiple directions,” authorities said.

In a video released by police, a group of teens can be seen running down a sidewalk.

Police are also on the lookout for a man who allegedly assaulted someone with a brick on the 200 block of H St. NE.

In another video released by police, a man can be seen chasing after someone with an object in his hand:

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 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.

Screenshot via MPD

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