Shotgun Used in Three Robberies in Shaw Area
Thieves made the shotgun their weapon of choice in three separate robberies within a couple blocks of Florida Avenue NW over the weekend, according to authorities.
The armed robberies happened on the 1600 block of 4th Street NW, 100 block of S Street NW and 400 block of Q Street NW. Authorities haven’t reached the conclusion that the crimes are related, police spokeswoman Alice Kim said today.
On S Street, three men robbed a man and a woman of their iPhones and other belongings about 12:05 a.m. Saturday.
Police haven’t released a detailed description of the suspects.
In the 4th Street crime, three men robbed three other men of money and a cellphone about 12:15 a.m. Saturday.
Police said they’re looking for:
Black males, 18 – 25 years of age, wearing banadanas. [One suspect] was described as wearing a wife-beater and blue jeans. All three wore banadanas covering their faces.
As for the Q Street robbery, two men robbed a man and a woman of an iPhone, money and other items about 1:45 a.m. Sunday.
Police released this description of the suspects:
1 MALE WEARING A BLK HOODIE….2ND B/M WEARING A GREY HOODIE
According to authorities, other crimes that occurred in the Borderstan coverage area since Friday night included:
- A violent robbery in which someone punched a man and another person choked him on the 1400 block of Irving Street NW about 9:15 p.m. Friday. Police haven’t released any suspect descriptions.
- A robbery with a group of four people with a gun on the 1300 block of Spring Road NW about 2 a.m. Saturday. Police haven’t released any suspect descriptions.
- A carjacking with two people with guns on the 500 block of T Street NW about 4 a.m. Saturday. Police haven’t released any suspect descriptions.