Crime Report: Knife-Wielding Robber Arrested in Shaw

by Tim Regan October 12, 2015 at 10:30 am 1 Comment

Police CarPolice arrested a man for flashing a knife and robbing a person in Shaw early yesterday morning, said Third District Commander Jeffrey Carroll.

According to Carroll, the alleged robber flashed a knife and took a person’s cell phone near the intersection of 10th Street and Rhode Island Avenue NW around midnight yesterday.

Police were able to locate the suspect a short time later and place arrest him for robbery, Carroll added.

Similarly, another cell phone robber was arrested around the same time on the 1400 block of U Street NW, said Carroll.

In other crime news:

Police said two robberies occurred near Shaw and Logan Circle early yesterday morning.

Police were also on the lookout for two alleged robbers in Columbia Heights on Saturday night.


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