According to authorities, the woman was walking near the intersection of 7th and T streets NW around 3:30 p.m. when she was approached by another woman, who then assaulted and robbed her.
Witnesses flagged down police, and the suspect was arrested shortly thereafter. Police said the victim of the robbery and assault suffered minor injuries.
In other crime news:
A masked man on a bike robbed a person in Dupont Circle around 8:24 p.m. yesterday evening, police tweeted.
2D Robbery 2012 hrs at 17th & P Street NW Lookout for B/M, black cloths, black face mask, riding a bike pic.twitter.com/pPaIX7JTK0
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) October 8, 2015
Police are also on the lookout for a man filmed breaking into a car in Park View last week. In a video released this morning by police, a man can be seen approaching a car on the 800 block of Otis Street NW and smashing a window. The man then appears to reach inside the car and pilfer several items.