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Lunchtime Gun Robbery of Business at 11th and U NW

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Crime news from Dupont-Logan-U Street.

DC Police reported a gun robbery at 12:51 pm today (Thursday, March 7) at 1936 11th Street NW, just south of U Street. The lookout is for a 30-year-old white male armed with a handgun; more details are below. According to the Tweet from DC Police, a business was robbed. Google Maps places the location as a small market south of Vinoteca, the Eleven Market.

It was the third second gun robbery in the area since February 23 — see Monday Night Gun Robbery, 1900 Block 12th Street NW and Saturday Morning Gun Robbery, 12th and U NW.

From the Police Alert: “Robbery Gun_1251 hours_1936 11th St, NW_LOF: W/M, 5’5″, 30 years of age, skinny build, wearing a green jacket & blue jeans, armed with a handgun. DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20130103168.”

From the DC Police Twitter feed: “Robbery of Establishment (RHUG): 1900 B/O 11th St NW no reported injuries. LOF W/M, Green jacket and jeans armed with a gun. /37439.”

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One Response to “Lunchtime Gun Robbery of Business at 11th and U NW”

  1. DC says:

    Gotta love DC. The city had a nonexistent police presence.

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