Robbery on C&O Canal, Assault on Wisconsin Ave.
Around 5:15 p.m., June 26, a woman near Thomas Jefferson Street and C&O Canal had her cell phone taken from her. According to a report from the Metropolitan Police Department: “She was approached by three male subjects. One male proceeded to snatch the iPhone. All subjects then fled on foot, last seen heading east along the towpath. The suspect that obtained the phone is described as a black male, 16 to 18 years old, wearing a bright blue T-shirt with blue jeans.”
Both the MPD and U.S. Park Police responded after a 911 call. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Park Police Investigative Section, 202-610-7505, or the Metropolitan Police Department, 202-727-9099.
Also, MPD reports an assault by four suspects, June 30, around 3 a.m., 1200 block of Wisconsin Avenue. “During the assault property was removed from his pocket. The lookout was only described as four black males.” If anyone has information, call 202-727-9099.