Sadness, Anger and Frustration Mount with More Crime Reports


MPD responds to a request for more info:

“RPT DATE: 08/14/2015 19:20
OFFENSE: Robbery
METHOD: Robbery
LOCATION: Highway/Road/Alley/Street
START DT: 08/14/2015 14:23
END DT: 08/14/2015 14:24

The victim of the robbery was approached by two males on bicycles. One of the suspects displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s property. The suspects are described as:

S-1 black, male, 13-14 years of age, 5’3”-5’5”, slim built, medium complexion, high top fade haircut wearing a black tank top and black shorts

S-2 black, male, 10 years of age 4’6”-4’8”, slim built, light complexion, twists in hair, red t-shirt

RPT DATE: 08/14/2015 20:22
OFFENSE: Sex Abuse
METHOD: First Degree Sex Abuse – Force

The sexual assault occurred in the 1400 block of Quincy Street, NW. The Sexual Assault Unit detectives are investigating the case.”

Also from MPD:

“The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a First Degree Sexual Assault while armed incident that occurred on Sunday, August 16, 2015, at approximately 6:00 am, in the 600 block of Park Road, Northwest.

An adult female was approached by a suspect and was sexually assaulted at gunpoint. The suspect is described as a Black male, 5’5”-5’6”, in his twenties, medium complexion, and muscular build. He was observed wearing a blue and white plaid shirt, blue jeans, blue or purple in color hat, and black sunglasses. The suspect was armed with a black handgun.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”

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