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Suspected Robbers Filmed Attacking Man Near Columbia Heights

by Tim Regan October 15, 2015 at 9:45 am 0

Two suspected robbers were caught on camera attacking a man during a crime that occurred on the 3400 block of 16th Street NW last Sunday around 3:12 a.m.

In a video released yesterday by police, two hooded assailants are seen forcing a man to the ground. While one of the robbers appears to strike the man, the other is seen rifling through the man’s pockets. The robbers then walk away and the man appears to spit blood onto the sidewalk.

Police are still on the lookout for the two men depicted in the video.

In other crime news:

Two men robbed a business on the 3000 block of Sherman Ave. NW near Park View around 9:17 p.m. last night, said police.

DO YOUR PART TO HELP PREVENT AND SOLVE CRIME. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia. Your assistance is appreciated by your community.

Anyone who can identify these individuals or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.

Screenshot via MPD

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