The armed robbery happened on the 1200 block of 9th Street NW about 2:30 a.m.
The man had left the gathering at Vita Lounge (1318 9th St. NW) when a man he met there drove up to him in a dark-colored Toyota or Ford, according to authorities. The victim then got into the man’s vehicle.
But they didn’t go far.
The driver pulled his car over about a block away from the bar. He then flashed a handgun, directing the victim to empty his pockets. The driver eventually ordered the victim out of the car after getting a pair of keys from him.
The robber drove away not long after.
Police haven’t released a detailed description of the suspect.
A man also robbed another man at gunpoint in Columbia Heights earlier this week, according to a police report Borderstan obtained today.
The armed robbery occurred on the 1400 block of Fairmont Street NW about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday. The area is about two blocks northeast of Meridian Hill Park.
The victim was in the area when a man near him flashed a handgun, according to authorities. The man with the gun then took the victim’s Air Jordan shoes, iPhone and other belongings before the victim ran away.
Police have haven’t released a detailed description of the suspect.
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