Props to the Cops – Attempted Robbery Arrest 14th and W St, NW

by Prince Of Petworth April 20, 2013 at 3:59 pm 6 Comments

Photo by PoPville flickr user angela n.

From MPD around 4pm:

A short time ago officers responded to a report of an attempted robbery in the area of 14th Street and W Street, NW. I citizen was walking at the location, when he was approached by the suspect who grabbed the citizen around his neck and demanded his money. The citizen yelled to call the police and the suspect fled the area on foot.

Plainclothes officers deployed in the area located the suspect and he was placed under arrest for assault with intent to rob.

Anyone with additional information related to this incident is asked to contact MPD at 202 727-9099.

  • Anonymous

    Awesome! (re the cops, I mean)

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    4 p.m. on a Saturday at 14th & W? WTF?

  • Anonymous

    Not too bright to do that at 4 PM will plenty if witnesses. The guy probably been robbing people for a long time to be that bold and/or stupid.

    • MattGonzoDCMD

      Or he must have really, really loved crack.

  • washingtonian

    Wonder if this is the same guy who mugged me further up 14th?

    Hope so and I hope he gets 20 years.


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