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Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 11/20/2012

D.C. police say two robberies in Northwest are linked

District police have linked two shotgun robberies that occurred over a weekend in October in Northwest Washington to the same men, and have released two photographs of one of the persons being sought.

Person of interest sought in District robberies. (Courtesy of D.C. Police)
The first robbery occurred about 4:50 a.m. on Oct. 20 in the 500 block of T St., NW. Police said three men, two armed, accosted four victims and took their property.

The second attack occurred Oct. 21 in the 2100 block of 2nd St. NW. Police said three men, one armed with gun, again robbed four victims, made them lie down on the street and took their property.

Police did not identify what was taken. Police did say the men escaped in a 2006-2008 Nissan Altima or Maxima with tinted windows and a D.C. license plate that begins with the letter “D.”

Both attacks occurred within a few blocks of Howard University; police did not say whether the victims were students.

Person of interest in District robberies. (Courtesy of D.C. police)
Anyone with information is asked to call D.C. police at 202-727-9099 or text the department’s tip line at 50411.

By  |  11:21 AM ET, 11/20/2012

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