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Due to community concerns regarding robberies, the Metropolitan Police Department is releasing information on recent robbery arrests. Citywide there have been 351 arrests for robbery this year. Below are recent robbery arrests made within the last week.
Saturday, March 10, 2012, at approximately 9:00 am, in the 1200 block of I Street, NE, a suspect assaulted an individual and took cash from the victim. The victim sustained minor injuries. On Monday, March 26, 2012, following an investigation by members of the Metropolitan Police Department, an adult male suspect was arrested for Robbery Force and Violence.
Monday, March 26, 2012, at approximately 7:50 pm, a victim was approached by an individual armed with a handgun who demanded the victim’s money. During the robbery, the suspect shot the victim who sustained non-life threatening injuries. On Thursday, March 29, 2012, following an investigation by members of the Metropolitan Police Department, the suspect was arrested in the 900 block of 3rd Street, SW for Assault with Intent to Rob while Armed and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon – Gun.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at approximately 9:30 pm, a victim was in the 800 block of 3rd Street, NE, when two individuals attempted to take the victim’s cell phone. A short time later two suspects were arrested at 11th H Streets, NE. They were arrested for Assault with Intent to Rob.
Saturday, March 24, 2012, at approximately 7:15 pm, a victim was accosted by two suspects at 9th Street and Rock Creek Church Road, NW. One of the suspects reached into the victim’s pocket and grabbed an Apple I Phone. An investigation by members of the Metropolitan Police Department led to the quick apprehension of two juvenile male suspects in the 3900 Block of 13th Street, NW. The suspects were arrested for Robbery Snatch.
Sunday, March 25, 2012, at approximately 9:45 am, a victim was physically assaulted by two suspects in the 3900 block of 7th Street, NW. The suspects attempted to steal the victim’s bicycle but fled when other citizens appeared. Members of the Metropolitan Police Department apprehended one of the suspects, an adult male, in the 600 block of Newton Place, NW. He was arrested for Assault with Intent to Commit a Robbery.