DC Police reported a gun robbery around 11:40 pm on Monday, February 25, on the 1900 block of 12th Street NW, just south of U Street. The lookout is for one man, around 5’9″, wearing a gray hoody and dark pants.
It was the second gun robbery in the area in less than three days; there was also a gun robbery at 12th and U Streets NW around 4 am on Saturday, February 23.
From the Police Alert: “ROBBERY GUN 2341 HOURS 1900 BLOCK 12TH STREET NW LOOKOUT FOR B/M, 5’9″, WEARING A GRAY HOODED SWEAT SHIRT, DARK PANTS, SLIM BUILD, ARMED WITH A HANDGUN DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT I20130088147, Sent on: 02/25 23:59.”
From the DC Police Twitter feed: “Robbery Gun //1900 blk 12th Street NW //LOF B/M wearing a gray hoodie wearing dark pants //6559.”
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