Police Search for Man After Armed Robbery in Northeast

Crime Blotter: August 24

At 1:18 a.m. Friday, there was an armed robbery at 1:18 a.m. at the corner of Maryland Avenue and F Street NE. Police are looking for a black man about 25 years old. He stands about 5 ‘ 10” tall and weighs around 150 pounds. He was driving a green 2003 or 2004 model Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Do not approach suspects. Anyone who has information regarding these cases should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the Text Tip Line by sending a text message to 50411.

In Other News

At 1:18 a.m. Thursday, a man was arrested on the 1600 block of Kramer Street NE on charges of Carrying a Pistol Without a License Outside a Home or Business. 

At 11:30 a.m. Thursday, a car was stolen on the 500 block of Oklahoma Avenue NE..

Reporting Illegal Activity

Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities helps prevent crime. If a citizen sees suspicious activity, or any activity that seems out of the ordinary, immediately call 911.

When reporting suspicious activity, give an accurate description. Here are some things to include:

  • Brief description of the activity;
  • Date, time and location of the activity;
  • Physical identifiers of anyone you observed;
  • Descriptions of vehicles;
  • Information about where people involved in suspicious activities may have gone;
  • Your name and contact information.

“Be willing to report suspicious activity,” states Lieutenant Eddie G. Fowler. Call 911.

The Blotter is based on the reports posted on August 24, 2017 by the MPD to the 1D Listserv and 5D Listserv.