The robbery happened on the 1400 block of Columbia Road NW about 1:15 a.m. Thursday. The area is about a block south of the Columbia Heights Metro station.
The victim was walking in the vicinity when someone came up to him and hit him in the face, knocking him down, according to authorities. The attacker then took the man’s wallet, cellphone, $200 in cash and identification card before fleeing.
The victim was brought to a hospital for treatment.
Police haven’t released a description of the suspect.
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