Man Stabbed in Robbery Near H Street Corridor

by Andrew Ramonas October 12, 2016 at 7:50 am 5 Comments

1100 block of I Street NE (Photo via Google Maps)A thief with a knife stabbed and robbed a man near the H Street corridor last night, police said.

The violent robbery happened on the 1100 block of I Street NE about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim was between Florida Avenue and H Street NE when a man came up to him and asked for the time, according to authorities.

Fearing the man was a robber, the victim started to run off. But he didn’t get far.

The victim couldn’t get away from the man, who stabbed him with a knife once in the back. The man with the knife then took the victim’s iPhone, wallet and keys.

The victim was brought to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police released the following tweet with a suspect description after the crime:

Photo via Google Maps


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