Photo by Brandon VerVelde
Brandon reported: “mugging/assault on 1500 block of Constitution Ave NE. Three assailants fled on foot. Thankfully neighbors saw it go down and were out to help in seconds. 5+ squads and an ambulance”
From MPD: “The First District is currently investigating a robbery that occurred this evening at approximately 7:55 pm in the 1500 block of Constitution Ave NE. The victim reported that they were approached by several suspects, who began punching him in the face before taking his wallet. The suspects were last seen fleeing eastbound in the 1500 block of Constitution Ave NE. The suspects were described as:
S-1 through S-3: Male, black, 16-17 years of age, approx 6 feet in height, wearing all black clothing.
This incident is being actively investigated by detectives from the First District. Should anyone have information about the incident, please contact the First District detectives office at 202-299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at 202-727-9099.”