Public Safety Alert: Armed Robbery in Burleith
Last night at approximately 9:10 p.m., a Georgetown student was robbed by two men, one of whom displayed a knife, on the 1800 block of 38th Street NW in Burleith, between S and T Streets. According to a public safety alert, the two suspects emerged from bushes and approached the victim, one suspect grabbing him from behind while the other brandished a knife. The suspects took the victim’s wallet and fled the scene. MPD responded to the scene in vain.
One suspect is described in the Department of Public Safety alert as a 5’10” black male weighing 175 pounds, while the other suspect is an approximately 5’9” black male weighing 190-200 pounds and armed with a knife. Both suspects were wearing bandannas to cover their faces and dark clothing.
DPS is requesting that anyone who has information about this incident, or who noticed any suspects before or after the incident, to contact them immediately at (202) 687-4343.