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5 PM Sunday Robbery with Knife, 1200 Block of R Street NW

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Crime news from Dupont-Logan-U Street.

There was a DC Police Alert at 4:48 pm today, December 9, for a robbery involving knife on the 1200 block of R Street NW. The lookout is for two men, aged 20 to 25 years-of-age, one with dreadlocks. If you saw anything, please call 911.

Recent Knife Crimes in Borderstan

The use of a knife in the crime follows a series of similar crimes in the area in the past two months.

Sunday’s Knife Robbery

From DC Police Alerts: Police Alert- Robbery Knife. UNIT 3071 CONFIRMED A Robbery in the 1200 blk of R St. NW. LOF (2) B/M’s, 20-25 yoa, dark clothing, S-1 long dreadlocks. DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20120618259. Sent on: 12/09 16:43.”

From the DC Police Twitter feed: “Robbery in the 1200 blk R St. NW. LOF (2) B/M’s, 20-25 yoa, dark clothing, S-1 long dreadlocks./6972.”

Police Alerts, More Information

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You can get more information about crime in the Borderstan area through the MPD listservs for the Second and Third Districts on Yahoo! Groups.

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