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08/19/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/20/2019 02:17

Arrests Made in an Attempted Armed Carjacking (Knife) and a Robbery (Fear) Offense: 1000 Block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Second District have announced two arrests have been made in reference to an Attempted Armed Carjacking (Knife) offense that occurred on Friday, August 16, 2019, in the 1000 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest.

At approximately 7:18 pm, two suspects approached the victim at the listed location. One of the suspects brandished a knife. The suspects attempted to take the victim's electrical scooter. The suspects fled the scene without obtaining any property.

On Friday, August 16, 2019, a 16 year-old male, of Northeast, DC, and a 17 year-old male, of Southwest, DC, were arrested and charged with Armed Carjacking (Knife).

After further investigation, the 16 year-old juvenile male was also charged in a Robbery (Fear) offense that occurred on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, in the 1800 block of K Street, Northwest. CCN: 19-142-960

  • At approximately 2:53 pm, three suspects approached the victim at the listed location. The suspects demanded property from the victim. The victim complied and the suspects fled the scene. This case remains under investigation.

Anyone who can identify these individuals or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

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