MPDC - Metropolitan Police Department

10/13/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/13/2019 21:06

Arrests Made in Multiple Robbery Offenses

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division announced several arrests in recent robbery cases in Washington, DC.

First District:

  • On Thursday, October 10, 2019, a 14 year-old juvenile male, of Southeast, DC,was arrested for an Attempted Armed Robbery (Knife) offense that occurred on Thursday, October 10, 2019, in the 1800 block of Constitution Avenue, Northeast. CCN: 19-180-959.
    • At approximately 8:51 am, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and demanded the victim's property. The suspect was unsuccessful in obtaining property then fled the scene. The suspect was apprehended by responding officers.
  • On Thursday, October 10, 2019, a 15 year-old juvenile male, of Northeast, DC,was arrested for a Robbery (Force and Violence) offense that occurred on Thursday, October 10, 2019, in the 1800 block of A Street, Southeast. CCN: 19-181-284.
    • At approximately 6:15 pm, the suspects approached the victims at the listed location. One of the suspects pushed the victim and took their cell phone. A second suspect snatched a cell phone from the second victim. The suspects then fled the scene. One of the suspects was apprehended by responding officers. This case remains under investigation.
  • On Friday, October 11, 2019, a 15 year-old juvenile male, of Northeast, DC,was arrested for an Assault With Intent to Rob offense that occurred on Thursday, October 10, 2019, in the 1400 block of D Street, Northeast. CCN: 19-181-747.
    • At approximately 12:30 pm, the suspects approached the victims at the listed location. One of the suspects attempted to snatch the victim's property causing the victim to fall to the ground. One of the suspects was apprehended by responding officers. This case remains under investigation.

Third District:

  • On Saturday, October 5, 2019, 38year-old Dwayne Knight, of Temple Hills, MD,was arrested for an ArmedRobbery (Gun) and Aggravated Assault offense that occurred on Friday, October 4, 2019, in the 2600 block of 14th Street, Northwest. CCN: 19-176-855.
    • At approximately 1:10 am, the three suspects approached the victim at the listed location. The suspects then assaulted the victim. During the assault, a suspect brandished a handgun and took the victim's property. The suspects then fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. This case remains under investigation.
  • On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, a 17year-old juvenile male, and a 14 year-old juvenile male, bothof Southeast, DC,were both arrested for an ArmedRobbery (Gun) offense that occurred on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, in the 1800 block of 7th Street, Northwest. CCN: 19-176-855.
    • At approximately 10:00 am, the suspects approached the victim at the listed location. One of the suspects brandished a handgun and demanded US currency. The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene. This case remains under investigation.

As a reminder, citizens are encouraged to use the Safe Exchange Zones when conducting in-person transactions using online applications such as Craigslist and Offer Up. For more information, please visit: http://mpdc.dc.gov/release/mpd-exchange-zone-locations-reminder