Kids With Box Cutter Threaten Man Who Saw Them ‘Tampering’ With Bikes on H Street

by Tim Regan August 9, 2016 at 12:00 pm 3 Comments

1300 H Street NE 1Someone in a group of kids threatened a man with a box cutter after he called the cops on them for “tampering” with bikes on the H Street corridor yesterday evening, according to D.C. Police.

The crime occurred on the 1300 block of H Street NE around 6:45 p.m. yesterday.

The incident started when after a man saw a group of kids “tampering” with bikes on the sidewalk, a police report said. When the man approached the kids and told them he wasn’t leaving until the police arrived, one of the kids produced a box cutter, prompting the man to pull out a pocket knife. The man was able to flag down several passing police officers before a fight broke out, however.

The officers arrested the kid with the box cutter and nobody was injured during the standoff, police said.

Additionally, someone broke into a school for children with disabilities in Columbia Heights yesterday, police said.

A burglar threw a rock through a window at the Easter Seals Child Development Center (2800 13th St. NW) and entered the building around 4:30 a.m. yesterday, according to authorities.

Once inside, the burglar broke a lock on an office cabinet and rummaged through it. The burglar did not take anything from the cabinet before leaving, police said.

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  • John Smith 1882

    Stay classy dbags.

    Curious why, if the man called the police, there were police cars that drove by rather than stop.

  • VictorinoxToThePancreas

    Proving once again that the only thing that stops a bad guy with a box cutter is a good guy with a pocket knife.

  • Gregory Thomas

    “this ain’t my beat.”
    The one time I was waiting for an officer in DC, three others drove by and asked if we had called it in. They wouldn’t stop, though. That’s the answer I was given by each of them.


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