“During the past 10 days there have been four armed robberies in the SW area of the First District. These robberies all involve a group of 3-5 suspects, a lone victim and occur between 6-10 P.M. The most recent offense occurred last night at 4th and M Streets SW. The first officer arriving in the area saw the assailants flee the scene and gave chase. After a foot chase, one of the suspects was apprehended and the victim’s property recovered. This suspect is a juvenile male and has been charged with Robbery. The First District Detectives Office is continuing to investigate all four robberies and attempting to identify all who are involved.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME (1-888-919-2746).”