There were seven weekend robberies from the police reports, including one very early Monday morning. The notable trend was that four of the robberies were committed by groups of five to nine people, usually juveniles. In addition, two of the robberies were in the afternoon hours.
Friday, May 14, 1:30 pm, Robbery-Snatch, 1300 block of U Street NW.
Friday, May 14, 11:37 pm, Robbery with Force and Violence, 16th and S Streets NW: “4 B/M’S AND 1 B/F.”
Friday, May 14, 11:35 pm, Robbery with Force and Violence, 1100 block of 16th Street NW: “The victim reported that while walking southbound on 16th St. N.W. he was approached by 5 suspects who began to pass him. One of the suspects punched the victim in the facial area causing him to fall to the ground. The suspect then demanded everything from the victim. The victim surrendered his cash and ultimately his laptop computer. The suspects then fled north on 16th St. N.W. The suspects are described as follows: #1-Black/Male, 16-18 YOA, 5’9”-5’11”, 170-180 lbs. with a slender build; #2-Black/Male, 16-18 YOA, 5’3”-5’4”, 120-130 lbs. with a slender build; #3 through #5-Black/Males, nothing further.” Note: This crime was south of the Borderstan coverage area, but appears it might be related to the robbery at 16th and S NW.
Saturday, May 15, 2:42 am, Robbery with Force and Violence, 17th and R Streets NW: “L/O for 2 B/M’s S-1 dark complexion bald head 5’8″ thick build wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans.”
Saturday, May 15, 2:39 pm, Robbery-Snatch, 9th and O Streets NW: “LOF: (5) B/M’S BLUE JEANS S#1 BRIGHT GREEN T SHIRT #2 DREADS L/S ON 10TH ST NW.”
Saturday, May 15, 11:50 am, Robbery-Snatch, 1100 block of 12th Street NW: “LOF PUERTO RICAN MALE WEARING BLUE/WHITE SHIRT… BLUE JEANS LAST SEEN ON 11TH STREET.”
Sunday, May 17, 12:25 am, Robbery (Attempt), 1000 block of U Street NW: “LOF: 7-9 B/M juveniles S-1: blue shirt with white sleeves L/S westbound U Street.”