I received a message this morning from the MPD Second District Yahoo! Groups listserv. It appears that a customer was robbed early Saturday morning at the Sunoco gas station at the corner of 15th and U Streets NW. The staff at this same station were robbed on December 3. Here’s the message from the listserv:
- Robbery While Armed (Gun): 1824 19th Street NW (Sunday, 12/14/2008), 1:50 a.m. Complainant reports that he was walking at the event location when he was approached by two B/M’s. Suspect (1) stated to him, “You know what we want”, while suspect (2) brandished a black handgun. Taken was $320.00 US Currency. Suspects (1) and (2) fled westbound in the ally of the 1800 block of 19th St, NW. Suspect (1) is described as a B/M, 16-18 years of age, 5’10”, 160 lbs, dark complexion, wearing a white hoody and dark jeans. Suspect (2) is described as a B/M, 16-18 years of age, 5’11”, 160 lbs, dark complexion, wearing dark sweats, and dark jeans, armed with a black semiautomatic handgun. Officer Rodrigues, K., Badge #3761 reporting. 0150 hours, CCN: 176-296, 2D PSA 208. (more…)
Got this DC Police Alert yesterday evening. There was another gun robbery on 15th Street NW, near Meridan Hill Park. Very close to a similar robbery last Saturday evening at 15th and V NW at 7 p.m. This robbery–two guys with guns–occured at 7:20 p.m. on 15th between Belmont and Chapin Streets NW in Police Service Area (PSA) 304.
Robbery (Gun) @ 1920hrs 2325 15th St. NW. LOF: (2) B/M, S-1 mid 20s, S-2 early 30s, both wearing all black clothing, winter coats w/hoods and armed with guns. DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/EVENT#
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- Date, Time & Location: Wednesday, November 26, at 10:30 p.m., at 1717 15th Street NW.
- Details: Two complainants reported they were walking in the block, when three suspects approached them from the rear and began punching them. The suspects took $120 cash and fled northbound on 15th Street.
- Lookout: Be on thelookout is for three black males, 16- to 18-years old, wearing dark coats.
Incident 2: Robbery with a Gun at 1617 15th Street NW
- Date, Time & Location: Thursday, November 27, at 12:15 a.m., at 1617 15th Street NW.
- Details: Two complainants report they were walking in the block when Suspect 1 approached him from the rear, pointed a gun at him and demanded cash. Stolen was $40 cash and a cell phone. Police believe there may be a connection between this crime and the street robbery that occured about 75 minutes later in the 1900-block of R Street NW.
- Lookout: Be on the lookout for Suspect 1: black male, 19-years old, dark complexion, 5’9″, wearing blue jeans, armed with a black handgun. Lookout for Suspect 2: black male, 19 years old, 5’9″, wearing a black coat and black pants.