This blog is here to discuss neighborhood issues in the Shaw / Convention Center / Logan neighborhoods of Northwest Washington DC. Economic development projects, urban planning concerns, new businesses, crime & safety, neighborhood notices, and real estate listings are just a few of the things that will be posted here.
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.