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On April 24, 2013, in the 800 Block of 9th Street NE, a citizen reported that he was approached by two individuals, one of which produced a weapon and stole money from him. There were no injuries reported.
Today (Monday) at approximately 12:01 PM, an Officer from PSA 104 was flagged down by the citizen who was robbed on April 24th, who spotted one of the suspect’s in the area of 8th and H Street NE. The officer immediately gave a description of the suspect and within moments the suspect was stopped by members of the First District Mountain Bike Unit. After an on scene investigation by Detective and Officers, the suspect was placed under arrest for Robbery.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Anonymous information may also be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging to 50411. Additionally, please call 911 if you observe suspicious persons or activities.