Man Assaulted in Northeast

Weekend Crime Blotter

Police are investigating an assault that took place around 11:58 p.m. Sunday July 16 in the 900 block of D Street NE. A man was walking east on D Street NE when three people approached him and tried to take his backpack. The man was shot in the hand during the robbery. The three people got into a dark-colored Toyota and fled the area. The three suspects are described as black males, one of whom was wearing a gray sweatshirt.

If anyone has any information about this case, please contact the First District Detectives Unit at 202-299-2025.

In Other News

At 7:40 p.m. Friday, a woman was arrested on the 2000 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of Possession of an Unregistered Firearm.

At 8:35 p.m. Friday, a woman was arrested on the 800 block of 21st Street NE on charges of Simple Assault.

At 8:52 p.m. Friday, a man was arrested on the 1200 block of Potomac Avenue SE on charges of Carrying a Pistol without a License.

At 10:51 p.m. Friday, a man was arrested on the 1800 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Simple Assault on a Police Officer.

At 3:30 p.m. Saturday, a man was arrested on the 2100 block of Maryland Avenue NE on charges of Threats to Kidnap or Injure a Person.

At 8:56 p.m. Saturday, a car was stolen on the 1100 block of 21st Street NE.

At 1:24 p.m. Sunday, there was a burglary on the 1900 block of H Street NE.

At 2:30 p.m. Sunday, a car was stolen on the 200 block of 3rd Street NE.

At 3:05 p.m. Sunday, there was an attempt to commit robbery on the 800 block of Bladensburg Road NE.

At 4:30 p.m. Sunday, a man was arrested on the 1500 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Burglary.

At 4:30 p.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 1500 block of Benning Road NE on charges of Burglary.

At 5:58 p.m. Sunday, a woman was arrested on the 800 block of Bladensburg Road NE on charges of Attempting to Commit Robbery.

Reporting Illegal Activity

Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.

When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:

  • Brief description of the activity;
  • Date, time and location of the activity;
  • Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
  • Descriptions of vehicles;
  • Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
  • Your name and contact information.

“Be willing to report suspicious activity,” states Lieutenant Eddie G. Fowler. Call 911.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on July 14-26, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.


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