186864.11.14 MPD Announces Recent Robbery Arrests
- Apr 11, 2014Contact: Saray Leon 202-727-4383
April 11, 2014
MPD Announces Arrests in Recent Robberies
(Washington, DC)- Due to community concerns regarding robberies, the Metropolitan Police Department is releasing information on recent robbery arrests. Members of the public have been helpful in providing information that has led to arrests and MPD encourages members of the public to visit our YouTube page, view videos of cases, and contact police if they recognize persons of interest at: http://www.youtube.com/OfficialDCPolice
Listed below are other recent robbery arrests made within the last week.
· Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at approximately 10:15 pm, a complainant reported that he was approached by three suspects in the 600 block of F Street, NW, when they assaulted him and took his cell phone. One adult male was arrested for Robbery (Force and Violence). There is a lookout for two additional suspects. The second suspect is described as a black male, between 5’11” and 6’0” in height, medium complexion, tattoos on both arms, last seen wearing a gray and white shirt and shorts. The third suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’9” in height, 160 pounds, medium complexion, hair in short twists, last seen wearing blue jeans.
· Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at approximately 10:15 pm, a complainant reported that while in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, she was approached by a suspect that snatched U.S. currency from her hand and fled. An adult female was arrested for Robbery (Snatch).
· Saturday, April 5, 2014, at approximately 9:00 pm, a complainant reported that he picked up the suspect in the 1800 block of Providence Street, NE after he asked him for a ride. The suspect then brandished a knife and demanded property. An adult male was arrested for Robbery While Armed (Knife).
Anyone who is the victim of a crime or witnesses a crime in progress should call 911 immediately. Individuals who have information regarding crimes 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 any robbery committed in the District of Columbia.
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