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Thief in Adams Morgan Shoves Man Into Fence, Robs Him

by Andrew Ramonas — June 29, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0

2000 block of Columbia Road NW (Photo via Google Maps)A thief knocked a man into a fence and robbed him in Adams Morgan yesterday afternoon, police said.

The violent robbery happened just north of the Washington Hilton on the 2000 block of Columbia Road NW about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim was trying to open an apartment building door in the area when a man came up to him from behind, according to authorities. The new arrival then pushed the victim into a fence.

The attacker soon after took $100, credit cards and other items from the victim and fled.

The victim declined medical attention.

Police haven’t released a detailed description of the suspect.

Photo via Google Maps

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