A group of young men suspected of punching and robbing someone near the Columbia Heights Educational Campus have appeared on video.
The violent robbery happened on the 3100 block of 16th Street NW about 3:15 p.m. last Monday. During the crime, several people stopped someone, punched the individual multiple times and stole some of the person’s belongings, according to authorities.
Video police distributed Friday in connection with the robbery shows five young men walking on a sidewalk in the area.
Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department 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 Robbery Force and Violence in the District of Columbia.
Video via YouTube/MPD