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Bystander Films Melee That Cops Say Ends With Robbery Near Howard

by Andrew Ramonas — April 26, 2016 at 8:05 am 0

Several people suspected of beating up and robbing a man near Howard University last month have been caught on video.

The violent robbery happened on the 2600 block of Georgia Avenue NW on March 20.

The victim was arguing with a woman when a group of people attacked him and took his wallet, police said. He was brought to a local hospital for treatment.

A bystander’s cellphone video police released yesterday in connection with the robbery shows about a half-dozen individuals punching and kicking a man, who is knocked down to the ground during the melee.

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. D.C. Crime Solvers currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a serious crime in the District of Columbia.

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