The robbery happened on the 700 block of Kenyon Street NW about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
The woman was walking about a block north of the Bruce Monroe Community Park when a man came up to her, police said.
“Do you know where ‘easterns’ is?” the man asked, according to authorities. It wasn’t exactly clear what he wanted, however.
The armed robbery occurred on the 2900 block of Georgia Avenue NW about 3:30 a.m. Thursday.
The victim was walking about a block north of the Howard University campus when three masked men came up to him, according to authorities. One of the men then ordered the victim to hand over his belongings, but he declined.
The attack occurred on the 1200 block of 24th Street NW about 9 p.m. Wednesday.
The victim was standing by his car and arguing with another man about a parking area near the Park Hyatt Washington hotel, according to authorities. The individual bickering with the victim then used a chain to hit the man, injuring him.
It wasn’t immediately clear if the victim sought treatment for his injuries.
Police arrested 53-year-old Eduardo Rosado of Arlington for assault with a dangerous weapon. Information on his lawyer wasn’t immediately available.
A man also was hit in the head and robbed in Columbia Heights early yesterday morning, according to authorities.
The violent robbery happened near 11th and Lamont streets NW about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday.
The victim was walking about a block north of Tubman Elementary School when someone assaulted him and took his cellphone, wallet and keys.
The man was brought to a local hospital for treatment.
Police haven’t released any suspect information.
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The attack occurred in the Crown Fried Chicken at 716 H St. NE about 1:15 p.m. Monday.
The employee was working near the restaurant’s counter when a man tried to take money from the tip jar, saying he left a dollar on the ledge, according to authorities. The worker then tried to stop him, prompting the man to shoot the pepper spray in the employee’s eyes.
The man with the pepper spray fled soon after.
The victim declined medical attention, but washed his eyes out with water.
“He’s OK now,” Crown Fried Chicken owner Noor Ullah told Borderstan.
Police haven’t released a suspect description.
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The stabbing occurred on the 800 block of Connecticut Avenue NW about 4 a.m. Sunday.
Two groups of people were fighting between Franklin and Lafayette squares when the victim attempted to break up the brawlers. But two people launched an attack on the victim, with one of them stabbing him.
The assault happened on the 1300 block of 19th Street NW about 4:15 a.m. Sunday.
The victim was leaving a bar in the area with his friends when two people with bottles of alcohol in their hands hopped out of a black Dodge Charger just south of the Dupont Circle NW traffic circle, according to authorities.
The duo then punched the man and whacked him in the head with a bottle, knocking him down. The victim soon after heard gunshots as he laid on the ground and his assailants fled. One of the bullets hit a nearby car.
A man with a knife chased a D.C. government employee who gave him a parking ticket downtown yesterday afternoon, police said.
The incident happened on the 1100 block of 15th Street NW about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.
The man got mad when the city worker handed him the ticket, according to authorities. He then pulled out a knife and went after the man, while yelling at him.
At some point, the man with the knife snatched the worker’s cellphone and refused to return it.
Nathan Cortez Johnson, 40, was arrested in connection with the crime yesterday and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, according to police and court records. Information on his lawyer wasn’t immediately available.
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Robbers punched a man in the head and took $4,000 from him in Columbia Heights late last night, police said.
The violent robbery occurred between the 1300 and 1400 blocks of Clifton Street NW about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday.
The victim was walking home from work just west of the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus when two men punched him in the back of his head, according to authorities.
A thief in Columbia Heights learned over the weekend that a gun isn’t necessarily enough to rob somebody who is unable to hear.
The gun-wielding robber had to use his cellphone to type a note with his demands when he encountered a deaf man on the 1500 block of Columbia Road NW about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, police said.
“Give me your bank [card] and money and your pin number,” the message said, according to authorities.
The violent encounter happened on the 1300 block of Meridian Place NW about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday.
The victim and another man were walking about three blocks north of the Columbia Heights Giant when a silver car with three people stopped near them, according to authorities. Two of the people eventually got out of vehicle.
One of them then used a handgun to hit the victim several times in his head before taking the man’s wallet. The thieves left to return to their car soon after.
But the victim wasn’t done with them.
He chased after the duo until one of them fired a gun multiple times and fled with the other suspects, according to authorities.
The victim was brought to a local hospital for treatment.
Police haven’t released any suspect descriptions.
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The attack occurred at the BP gas station at 2600 14th St. NW about 5:45 p.m. Monday.
The victim was waiting for cops to arrive to take a report on his stolen scooter when he and another person saw two young men riding it toward the BP, according to authorities.
The assault with a stanchion happened on the 1200 block of U Street NW about 3:45 a.m. Sunday.
The man was arguing with another man outside of the &pizza on the block when the attacker punched him and then hit the victim over the head with the pole, according to authorities.
A man was slammed in the head with a table and hit there again with a broken piece of the furniture in a fight at a Dupont Circle club over the weekend, police said.
The attack happened inside Rosebar Lounge at 1215 Connecticut Ave. NW about 2:15 a.m. Sunday.
The man and someone else were fighting in the club when the person brawling with the victim hit him over the head with the table, breaking it, according to authorities. The attacker then grabbed a part of the table and whacked the victim in the head with it.
Two bouncers intervened soon after. The assailant then hit one, or possibly both, of them with a broken table piece.
The incident happened in front of the Pret a Manger at 1432 K St. NW about 7:15 a.m. Thursday.
The sleeper woke up when a woman asked her to leave, authorities said.
“I’m going to kill you b-tch,” the woman who was sleeping said, while flashing a knife, according to police.
The incident happened on the 1900 block of 14th Street NW about 4 a.m. Sunday.
The victim was changing lanes as he approached U Street when another driver pulled up alongside him, authorities said. The new arrival, who had is car window down, then asked the victim what he was doing.
The victim said he moved into another lane.