D.C. Police Searching For Cell Phone Thief

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington D.C. Metro Police Department detectives are asking for help identifying a possible suspect involved in stealing of cellphones during an event that took place June 17th-19th. These incidents happened during “Something in the Water” event on the 400 Block of Independence Avenue in Northwest, D.C.

According to investigators, “It was discovered that the person of interest was in possession of multiple cell phones that were turned over to MPD officers. It is believed that these phones may been stolen from attendees who were at the event between Friday, June 17, 2022, and Sunday, June 19, 2022. If you were a victim of a cellphone theft in the area, even if you later recovered your cellphone, we ask that you call the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099. Please provide your information and any other information that you may have in this case.”

If you have any information about this incident, please take no action but call the police at (202) 727-9099 or text 50411. This incident remains under investigation.