The armed robbery occurred on the unit block of Adams Street NW about 9:15 p.m. Thursday.
The victims were walking home just west of the Prospect Hill Cemetery when two men came up to them, according to authorities.
The men told the victims to take off their backpacks and get on the ground. One of the men then flashed a handgun.
The victims handed over their backpacks, along with their cellphones, laptop and some of their other belongings.
The robbers fled soon after.
Police haven’t released detailed descriptions of the suspects.
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