Thursday, February 2, 2012

MPD is awesome in Shaw: Mugger caught!

On Wednesday, February 01, 2012, at around 8:55 PM, the victim was walking in the alley between New Jersey Ave and 4th St, near Richardson Pl NW, when she was approached by two suspects. One of the suspects struck the victim in the face with his fist. They took her purse and fled on foot. One of the suspects was apprehended on the scene by an alert citizen while the other one continued to flee on foot. The victim’s purse was recovered. The unknown suspect is described as a black male with shoulder length dread locks, approximately 5’9” in height wearing all dark clothing last seen fleeing towards Florida Ave NW. The defendant was transported to the Fifth District for processing and further investigation by detectives. He is an adult male and his identity will be made available once it has been confirmed.

The victim sustained non life threatening injuries and was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.

Wil Manlapaz
Metropolitan Police Department
Fifth District
1805 Bladensburg Rd NE
WashingtonDC 20002
(O) 202-698-0118
(C) 202-327-4371

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