Police Nab 7-Eleven Robber

The Blotter

On Jan. 25 at 10:55 p.m., two armed men robbed the 7-Eleven at Eighth and Maryland Ave. NE. The police arrived quicklly on the scene and took a description.

Within minutes, First District officers canvassing the neighborhood spotted a vehicle matching the description at the corner of Third and L Streets NE. When they attempted to stop the car, the driver fled.

Officers later spotted the vehicle at North Capitol and L St. NE. When the police intercepted the car, the occupants bailed out fleeing on foot. Officers established a perimeter and conducted a thorough search. They located one man, who they arrested for armed robbery. They also recovered the vehicle, which had earlier been reported stolen.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Text your tip to 50411. Call 911 if you observe suspicious persons or activities.


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