From Cody Telep. Follow him on Twitter @codywt, email him at cody[AT]borderstan.com.
A victim was robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening at 16th Street and Florida Avenue NW. The alert from police came at 6:40 pm. Three suspects with a bike heading westbound on W Street NW were reported. No arrests have been announced.
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.