Arrested made in brutal, violent D.C. armed robbery

The victim fell to the ground. As the victim was on the ground both suspects continued to assault the victim and took the victim’s property.

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Washington, DC – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sixth District announce an arrest has been made in reference to a Robbery offense that occurred on Sunday, January 24, 2021, in the 4700 Block of Sheriff Road, Northeast.

At approximately 9:45 am, three suspects approached the victim from behind at the listed location. One of the suspects produced brass knuckles and struck the victim. The victim fell to the ground. As the victim was on the ground both suspects continued to assault the victim and took the victim’s property. All three suspects fled the scene before police arrived.

On Thursday, April 1, 2021, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, a 21 year-old Ronte Prailow, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Robbery.

This case remains under investigation.


Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

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