Dupont Circle: A Spike in Armed Robberies

by February 17, 2012 at 3:00 pm 2,922 0

Dupont, Circle, fountain, Luis, Gomez, Photos

The Dupont Circle fountain. (Borderstan file photo)

By Michelle Lancaster. You can follow her and let her know your news on Twitter @MichLancaster. Email her at [email protected]

Paging Harry Jaffe… What is going on with the spike in violent crime in DC lately? Washington Times reports a rough night for the District, with several reported armed robberies taking place right around Dupont Circle.

Several early morning armed robberies, complete with brandished weapons, took place in NW around 4 a.m., with two more in Dupont closer to 6 a.m. WJLA notes one incident took place at 20th and N Streets, with the second robbery occurring moments later on M Street, between 16th and 17th Streets.

See Cody Telep’s post from this morning, Borderstan Robberies Down, But Rash of Incidents in Past Week, for more information.

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