Robberies in Georgetown and Near Cathedral Rattle Residents

Three robberies on early Saturday morning, Nov. 8, were reported in or close to Georgetown as well as another on Oct. 31 up Wisconsin Avenue, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The area is not known for many crimes involving guns or knives.

All four crimes occurred in MPD's Second District, which includes Georgetown, Dupont Circle and almost all of Northwest Washington. Two of the crimes happened within three or four blocks of Second District headquarters at 3320 Idaho Ave., NW.

A robbery occurred at 33rd and P Streets, NW, on 1:40 a.m., Nov. 8. Police are looking for two black males, both with thin build and dark complexion, and at 5 foot 7 to 5 foot 8.

A armed robbery happened 2:26 a.m., Nov. 8, in the 3000 block of Idaho Avenue, NW. MPD is looking for two black males, 5 foot 10 to six foot, slim build, dark clothing. One was armed with a silver gun.

Also, on Nov. 8, just 2 a.m., at Rhode Island and Connecticut Avenues, NW., there was an assault with a deadly weapon -- a knife. The suspect was arrested.

An armed robbery was committed Oct. 31, just after midnight, in the 3700 block of Macomb Street, NW, which intersects with Wisconsin Avenue.

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