Two Overnight Assault and Robbery Incidents: 6th and PA Ave SE & 9th & North Carolina SE
by Larry Janezich
MPD Lieutenant Seth Anderson, First District, reported the two incidents on the MPD First District Community Discussion group listserv.
On Saturday, August 22, at about 11:05 pm, First District officers responded to the 900 block of North Carolina Avenue SE for a report of a robbery. On the scene, officers met with an adult female victim who stated that she was approached by two suspects who shoved her to the ground and punched her. The suspects then stole her personal belongings and fled on foot. The victim was not able to provide a detailed description of the suspects. Fortunately, the victim sustained only minor injuries as a result of the robbery.
Early Sunday morning, August 23, at about 3:56 am, First District officers responded to the 600 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE for a report of a robbery. On the scene, officers met with an adult male victim who stated that he was asleep when two suspects approached him and began assaulting him. During the assault, the suspects took his coat and money. The suspects fled on foot. The victim had minor injuries from the assault. The suspects were described as two black males riding scooters.
First District detectives are actively investigating this incident. Should any member of the public have information regarding this incident, please contact the First District detectives office at (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.
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