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Update: 8 PM Saturday Robbery with Knife, 1000 Block U Street NW

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The U Street corridor on a weekend night. (Borderstan file photo)

Sunday Morning Update: The MPD announced that “Third District officers investigated a robbery that occurred in the 1000 block of U Street NW. During the course of their investigation, officers arrested three juvenile suspects. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call MPD at 202-727-9099.”

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According to DC Police reports, 10 men committed a robbery with a knife at 8:02 pm tonight, December 8, on the 1000 block of U Street — a nightlife corridor normally crowded with people at this time on a weekend.

From DC Police Alerts: ”3053 CONFIRMED A Robbery hold up Knife_2002 hours_1000 block of U Street NW_LOF: 10 B/M’s all wearing black jackets and blue jeans DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT #I20120616743, Sent on: 12/08 20:15″

The DC Police Department tweet: “Robbery hold up Knife_2002 hours_1000 block of U Street NW_LOF: 10 B/M’s all wearing black jackets and blue jeans – 6480″

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