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Arrest Made in an Armed Robbery (Knife) Offense: 3100 Block of 13th Street, Northwest

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District announce an arrest has been made in an Armed Robbery (Knife) offense that occurred on Thursday, August 5, 2021, in the 3100 block of 13th Street, Northwest.

 

At approximately 1:11 pm, the victim and suspect arranged a meeting through the “Instagram” app to sell property. When the victim arrived, two suspects approached the victim. The suspects brandished knives and demanded property from the victim. The victim complied and the suspects fled the scene.

 

On Thursday, August 5, 2021, a 15 year-old juvenile male, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery (Knife).

 

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.