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Bank Robbed in Adams Morgan this Morning

by Prince Of Petworth November 12, 2015 at 10:47 am 6 Comments

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Thanks to Emilie for sending the photo above. Derrick tweets us:

“Because of the bank robbery this morning in Adams Morgan @The42BusDC is blocked off Columbia rd. by Safeway.”

DC Alerts tweets:

“MPD reports that the 1700 b/o Columbia Rd. NW is closed due to police activity. Please use an alternate route.”

Update from MPD:

“On 11/12/15 at approximately 9:30 am, an unknown black male walked into the PNC Bank located at 1779 Columbia Road, Northwest and stole an undisclosed amount of US Currency. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) was immediately notified of the incident, and a canvass of the area commenced for the suspect.

The suspect was located and placed under arrest. The quick response time/efforts of the officer’s assigned to the Third District lead to the arrest of the suspect which is indicative of their dedication and commitment to duty.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Metropolitan Police Department on 202-727-9099.”

  • Ward One Resident

    Sheesh…someone just robbed the Wells Fargo in Adams Morgan in early September.

  • jenster8dc

    Just heard from a friend who lives there: PNC bank was robbed, cops recovered gun and money in the alley between Columbia and Lanier. Don’t know if they caught the perpetrators.

  • ET

    The SunTrust on Pennsylvania SE was robbed last week.

  • Boomer

    with all the cameras and currency tracking abilities out there, you’d think there would be better targets for robbery. But these people aren’t exactly top thinkers.

  • anon

    Just read that a suspect was arrested. Props to the cops!

  • Anonymous

    Both of these banks have bank lines outside of them. I’m not saying, I’m just saying.

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