Arrests Made in D.C. Armed Robbery

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District announce arrests have been made in reference to an Armed Robbery (Gun) offense that occurred on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, in the 600 block of Edgewood Street, Northeast.

At approximately 5:19 pm, the suspects approached the victims at the listed location. One of the suspects brandished a handgun and demanded property from the victims. The victims complied and the suspects fled the scene.

On Friday, October 1, 2021, pursuant to a DC Superior Court custody order, a 14 year-old juvenile male, of Northwest, DC, was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery (Gun).

Additionally, a 16 year-old juvenile male, of Northeast, DC, was also arrested and charged with Armed Robbery (Gun).

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. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.

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