Crime Report: Two Sexual Assaults, Spike in Armed Thefts


Last week, The Georgetowner reported on a Jan. 31 fatal shooting, linked here at 33rd and M Streets NW. Find additional details on the incident in a Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) press release linked here. In addition, armed robbery and thefts spiked and two cases of sexual assault are under investigation. 

Here’s a detailed timeline of the latest crime and police reports in or near Georgetown with links to the MPD press releases and surveillance videos.  

Feb. 6 – Robbery Investigation: Underway in the 1800 block of Vermont Avenue NW. MPD is on the lookout for six juvenile black males around 16-17 years of age, all wearing dark colored clothing. Last seen fleeing toward 11th Street NW. 

Feb. 6 – Unarmed Carjacking: Occurred in the 1400 block of Irving Street NW. More information, including surveillance photos of the suspect can be found here. 

Feb. 6 – Armed Robbery Investigation: Underway in the 3000 block of Sedgwick Street NW. MPD is on the lookout for a black male with a red jacket and blue jeans. 

Feb. 5 – Robbery Investigation: Underway in the 7000 block of Piney Branch Road NW.  

Feb. 5 – Arrest Made for Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery: Incident occurred on Jan. 20 in the 1100 block of N Street NW. Additional details can be found here. 

Feb. 5 – Stolen Auto Arrests Made: Information on stolen auto arrests throughout the District can be found here. 

Feb. 5 – Suspect in Sexual Abuse Sought: Offenses occurred in three separate areas: 1700 block of Q Street NW, 1600 block of Massachusetts NW, and 17th and P Streets NW. A MPD press release linked here provides additional details. 

Feb. 4 – Theft Suspect Sought: Incident occurred on Jan. 10 in the 800 block of Varnum Street NW. A recently released surveillance video of the suspect can be viewed here 

Feb. 4 – Burglary Suspect Sought: Two offenses occurred on Jan. 31 in the 2100 block of Decatur Place NW. A MPD press release linked here gives additional details along with a surveillance photo and video of the suspect.  

Feb. 3 – Suspect Sought in Attempted Armed Robbery (Gun): Incident occurred in an establishment in the 1100 block of U Street NW. 

Feb. 3 – Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery (Gun): Incident occurred on Jan. 10 in the 100 block of Bates Street NW. Surveillance photos of the suspect can be found here. 

Feb. 2 – Burglary Suspect Sought: The incident occurred on Feb. 1 in the 1300 block of Connecticut Avenue NW. Video surveillance footage of the suspect can be found in a MPD Press Release linked here 

Feb. 2 – Armed Robbery (Gun): Incident occurred at 14th Street and Colorado Avenue NW.  

Feb. 1 – Sexual Assault: The Georgetown University Police Department is investigating an incident that occurred in the Hariri Building located at 37th and O Streets NW. 

Feb. 1 – Suspect in Assault with a Dangerous Weapon Sought: Incident occurred on Jan. 31 in the 1300 block of New Jersey Avenue NW. Additional details including a recently released photo of the suspect’s vehicle can be found here. 

Feb. 1 – Burglary Suspect Sought: Incident occurred on Jan. 30 in the 4000 block of Georgia Avenue NW. A MPD press release that contains video surveillance footage of the suspect is linked here 

Feb. 1 – Suspect in Armed Robbery (Gun) Sought: Incident occurred on Jan. 31 in 3300 block of Sherman Avenue NW. A MPD press release containing video surveillance footage of the suspect is linked here 

Feb. 1 – Suspect in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Sought: The incident occurred on Jan. 31 in the 900 block of Ingraham Street NW. A MPD press release containing video surveillance footage of the suspect is linked here. 

Feb. 1 – Suspect in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) Sought: Incident occurred on Jan. 31 in the 5200 block of Georgia Avenue NW. A MPD press release containing surveillance photos of the suspect is linked here. 

Anyone who can identify individuals or has knowledge of the incidents above should NOT take action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, D.C. currently offers a reward to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia. 

Editors’ note: the incidents reported here are culled from police reports and have not necessarily been adjudicated or resolved; a legal presumption of innocence applies. 

 

 

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