On Saturday night, the Fourth District experienced multiple robberies in a short period of time. Below are summaries of the robberies:
On Saturday, January 7, 2012, at approx. 10:30 PM, a complainant was walking toward her residence in the unit block of Kennedy Street, NW, when she observed a person approach. The person followed her into the gate and demanded the complainant’s property. The suspect tried grabbing the complainant’s purse and a struggle ensued. The complainant was struck by the suspect. The suspect then fled with the complainant’s property. The lookout is for a black male, 31-35 years old, approx. 5’10”, 165-175 lbs, med brown complexion, wearing a black jacket with white trim and a black knit hat.
Shortly after 11 PM, two complainants were walking in the 700 block of Rock Creek Church Road, NW, when they were approached by three subjects. The first suspect displayed a handgun and demanded the complainant’s property. The suspect obtained the first complainant’s property. The second suspect demanded the other complainant’s property, who complied. The suspects then fled the location. The third suspect stood as a lookout during the robbery. The lookout for suspect # 1 is a black male, 5’10”, 20-25 years old, 150 lbs, black clothing, black ski maks; suspect # 2 is a black male, 6’4″, 160-170 lbs, light complexion, think build, ski mask, wearing a gray sweatshirt and light colored jeans; suspect # 3 was described only as a black male wearing dark clothing.
Shortly before midnight, two complainants were in the 700 block of Newton Place, NW, when they were approached by two subjects. Suspect # 1 asked the first complainant a question and then punched the complainant. Suspect # 1 then told the second complainant to get on the ground and brandished a handgun. Both complainants gave their property to the suspects. The suspects then fled the area on foot. The lookout for suspect # 1 is a black male, 18-19 years old, 5’10”-6″, 155-170 lbs, dark complexion, think build, wearing black clothing. Suspect # 2 is a black male, 18-19 years old, 5’8″-5’9″, 160-175 lbs, dark complexion, wearing all black clothing.