Multiple robbery arrests made in the District

Multiple robbery arrests made in the District (WJLA)

The Metropolitan Police Department has announced multiple arrests have been made in numerous robbery incidents, all of which are believed to be connected.

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, MPD responded to a robbery in three different locations.

The first incident took place in the 200 block of Florida Ave. NE around 4:00 p.m. The second robbery occurred in the 400 block of N St. NW around 4:30 p.m. The third robbery took place in the 200 block of K St. NW around 5:00 p.m.

Residents at each location reported assault and robbery. In all of the incidents listed, residents said a group of males assaulted them before robbing them.

On Thursday, Sept. 17, MPD arrested two juvenile males of Northeast, D.C. and charged them with the robberies. The investigation to determine the identity of the remaining suspects is still ongoing.

Anyone with information on these assault and robbery cases is asked to call the police immediately at 202-727-9099.

Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. DC Crime Solvers currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an assault committed in the District of Columbia.
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