A victim was robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening at 14th and R Streets NW. The alert from police said the robbery as at 11:29 pm and that one suspect was involved. If you were a witness or have information about the robbery, please call 911 with event number I20120188080.
The Borderstan area — Dupont, Logan and U Street — recorded 17 gun robberies in the first three months of 2012, up from 12 in the same time period in 2011. Citywide, gun robberies are up about 51% this year compared to 2011 numbers. See related posts below for more information.
The Police Alert: “ROBBERY GUN_2329 HRS_14 TH AND R ST NW_LOF B/M,5’6 DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT I20120188080. Sent on: 04/19 23:45.”
- Crime in First Three Months of 2012 Up Only Slightly from 2011 (April 6)
- Gun Robbery at 16th and Florida NW Thursday Evening (April 6)
- MPD Announces Arrests in Area Robberies; Gun Crimes Up (March 21)
- Robberies Up in Borderstan, Citywide; Gun Robberies Increase Most (February 22)
- Borderstan Robberies Down, But Rash of Incidents in Past Week (February 17)