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Weekend Robbery Spree in First District (May 18-20)

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MPD First District Commander Diane Groomes reports several robberies occurred during the weekend. "We did have 15 robberies--four were closed out with arrests (the spree of 5 we had two weeks ago in PSA 107 were closed last week with two arrests of juveniles that lived on Bay St -also fyi)," according to Groomes.

Friday - May 18th

400 16th St NE at 0155 hours - two males walking home in blk were approached by group of young b/m who shouted out MS13, MS13 and struck the two victims in the head with 2 x 4s and took their wallets

1005 1st NE (greyhound bus station) at 1825 hours - male subject snatched 500 dollars out of cash register and ran through bldg - he was apprehended by MPD and placed under arrest for Robbery Snatch

7th and M ST SE at 2214 hours - female citizen walking on M ST Se was approached by male subject in his thirties who grabbed her purse - dragged her and then fled on foot - suspect dropped purse - recovered in 1100 blk of 7th St SE

600 Constitution AVe Ne at 2200 hours- male subject was approached by male subject (no lookout) who knocked him down and dragged him alley and took cellphone and wallet

Saturday - May 19th

400 L ST Ne at 0121 hours - male citizen was approached by three b/m (17-20 yrs old) and they demanded his money - he refused and they jumped him and went through his pockets and took money -- they fled West on L ST NE

51 N ST Ne at 0945 hour- male citizen was approached by two males in burgundy Ford Focus who approached him at gunpoint demanding his money -- he gave up money - police were called and stopped car in 600 blk of 3rd ST NE (got listserv question on this) - subjects placed under arrest for ARMED robbery

600 E ST NE at 1230 hours - female citizen had b/m in his twenties approached and grab her purse - he then fled East on E ST

1400 G ST SE at 1425 hours - male citizen reported that three b/m youth (12-16 yrs old) jumped him and took his money - they fled towards Kentucky Avenue

300 17th St NE at 2253 hours - female citizen reports two b/m about 16-17 yrs old approached at gunpoint and demanded her purse and cellphone - they threatened to shoot her if she didnt comply - they then fled onto East Capital St towards the Armory metro

**1200 East Capital St SE at 2330 hours - female citizen was approached by three males at gunpoint who jumped out of silver 4door car and robbed her of 20 dollars -they jumped back in car and fled sb on 12th to Independence Ave

**1600 Massachusetts Ave SE at 2339 hours- female citizen reports being approached by three males at gunpoint who pulled gun and demanded her purse and money -they then fled in silver 4d car with white tint and fled sb on 17th ST to Independence AVe

Sunday May 20th

**1200 G St SE at 0110 hours - a couple walking past the park at 1300 G ST SE rea reported three males approached at gunpoint and put gun to males head and told female to give up some money or they would shoot male - she gave up money and the suspects jumped into silver car that was parked in 1200 G st se

900 N Carolina Ave SE at 1505 hours - female citizen reports black male in his thirties snatched her purse from shoulder and fled in car that was parked (unk description per citizen???)

815 F St NE at 1840 hours - male citizens was jumped by three young males who was taking his money when neighbors intervened and called Mpd who responded and apprehended one fleeing youth --arrest was made in 900 G ST NE

500 14th ST SE at 1920 hours - female citizen was approached by another young female who beat her in the face and took wallet and ran down the street - officers responded and located the female suspect and placed her under arrest for robbery

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