“There were two Robbery incidents that occurred in close proximity this evening [Sunday, Nov. 22]. The first incident was at 14th & East Capitol St. SE at about 5:42 PM. The victim was unloading a bicycle from the back of his car when he looked up and observed two juvenile suspects sitting the car’s front seats rummaging about. When he confronted them they exited the vehicle and one of them pointed a handgun at him and demanded his wallet.
The victim threw his wallet which the suspects retrieved. They then entered another car operated by another juvenile and fled.
The second incident was at 17th & East Capitol St. SE at about 5:49 PM. The victims, three related adults with several small children, had just parked and were getting out of their passenger van. Three juvenile suspects approached them and one of them pointed a handgun and demanded their property. One of the adult victims turned over her purse. When the other adult female who was still in the van was reluctant to turn over her purse, one of the suspects took ahold of one of the children who is four years old.
The adult victim in the van then quickly handed the suspect her purse as she grabbed the child back from him. The three suspects then fled back into the alley. There were no physical injuries to the child or any of the victims.
The suspects in both cases were described as thin black males, 13 to 15 years of age, wearing jeans and dark hoodies, with one taller than than other two. The First District’s detectives’ office is investigating the above matters.
Anyone who may have any information about these offenses is encouraged to contact the MPD Tipline at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anyone with information about illegal guns in the community can anonymously call the Tipline and will be eligible for a $2,500 reward.”
Also on Sunday from MPD:
“This afternoon shortly after 4 PM, during a suspected “road rage” incident, a motorist was shot at by an occupant of a dirty white Dodge Magnum station wagon in the 200 block of M Street SE. The Magnum was followed by an older silver Dodge Charger. Fortunately, no one was injured and no property was damaged. Our detectives are actively investigating this case and ask that anyone who may have witnessed this event or has relevant information to please call 202-727-9099.”
Also from MPD:
“The Fourth District is currently investigating an Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm that occurred on Monday, November 23, 2020, at approximately 2:35am in the 5900 block of Georgia Avenue NW.
The lookout is for two black males, one wearing a white long sleeve shirt, blue jeans, ski mask, Timberland boots, armed with a firearm. The second male is wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, Timberland boots, armed with a firearm.
Anyone with information or video is asked to contact MPD at 202-727-9099 or Text 50411.”
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