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Man Robbed, Pistol-Whipped in Foggy Bottom

by Andrew Ramonas November 4, 2016 at 2:30 pm 7 Comments

Queen Annes Lane and Hughes Mews (Photo via Google Maps)A thief used a gun to beat a man during a robbery in Foggy Bottom last night, police said.

The armed robbery happened on the 900 block of Hughes Mews NW about 8:45 p.m. Thursday.

The victim was going into a home about three blocks west of the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station when a man came up to him and flashed a handgun, according to authorities.

The man with the gun forced the victim inside the house soon after and robbed him. The gun-wielding man then used his weapon to repeatedly hit the victim in his head before leaving.

The victim received injuries in the attack. But it wasn’t immediately clear if he went to a hospital.

Police tweeted out a description of the suspect after the crime:

Photo via Google Maps

  • jeff

    Foggy Bottom! Is nowhere safe in DC anymore? Bowser? Bowser anyone?

    • jamesbeaz

      Why should Foggy Bottom be safer than Anacostia? Just because rich people live there?

      • theFOGGYestBOTTOM

        you’re goddamn right it should be safer there because rich ppl live there. we pay a LOT MORE $$ to keep ppl like you out.

      • theFOGGYestBOTTOM

        why shouldn’t it be? we pay a lot more $$ to keep thugs away. cops circle like CRAZY in these NW hoods

        • jamesbeaz

          Shame on you.

      • John Smith 1882

        It should be safer just based on general things like income levels, overall crime rate, unemployment rates, and educational attainment as these are generally more linked to crimes compared to other factors.

        Truth is the city is small enough that crime really can occur anywhere at any time of day. It’s all about how you keep violent criminals from getting back out before they can be reformed.

    • theFOGGYestBOTTOM

      LOCK HER UP. LOCK HER UP.

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