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.
- Update: 8 PM Saturday Robbery with Knife, 1000 Block U Street NW
- The Complete Story on Wednesday’s Rhode Island Avenue Stabbing
- Stabbing and Robbery Friday Night, 16th and New Hampshire NW
- 10 PM Robbery with Knife, 17th and Corcoran NW
- 8 PM Knife Robbery, 800 Block of Florida Avenue NW
- 1 AM Stabbing, 15th and L Streets NW; 2 Suspects Sought
- Midnight Stabbing on 1200 Block of M Street NW
- 10 AM Knife Robbery at 11th and M Thursday Morning
- Early Saturday Morning Robbery with Knife at 10th and Rhode Island
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.”
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