On The Look Out

Mean Streets of Georgetown

February 27, 2012

In as many days, three reported crime incidents have occurred on the streets of Georgetown.

33rd and N Street (Photo by: Judith Beermann) 33rd and N Street

According to D.C. police, on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at approximately 9:00 pm, two male victims were walking in the area of 33rd and N Street when they were approached by two unknown suspects, one wearing a mask and armed with a handgun.  The armed perpetrator announced the robbery whereupon both suspects forcibly removed the victims’ property to include cell phones, currency, etc.  The offenders were last seen the 3300 block of N Street.

The offenders in this offense are described as follows.  #1 – black male, approximately 5’9” in height, slim build wearing all dark clothing wearing a mask and armed with a dark colored handgun.  #2 – black male, approximately 6’0” in height, slim build wearing all dark clothing.  Both offenders were described as having dreadlocks. 

36th and N Street (Photo by: Judith Beermann) 36th and N Street

Anyone with any information concerning this offense is asked to contact the Second District Detectives Office on 202.730.1903, or the Command Information Center on 202-727-9099.   

A female Georgetown University student was sexually assaulted early Sunday near Georgetown University campus.

The woman was injured in the assault, which occurred about 2:15 a.m. on 36th Street just north of N Street, the campus public safety department said.

The suspect was described as a white man, between 18 and 22 years old, about 6 feet tall, with short brown hair. He was wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans, the safety department said.

Starbucks at 1800 Wisconsin Avenue (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Starbucks at 1800 Wisconsin Avenue

The site of the attack is about one block east of the main campus and is near university buildings that are just off campus.

Anyone who may have information about this incident may call Department of Public Safety, Georgetown University at 202. 687.4343.

Last Friday, as reported by The Georgetown Dish, an iPhone was taken from a customer at Starbucks on Wisconsin Avenue.

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iPhone Snatched at Starbucks

February 26, 2012

Friday afternoon, two African American men in their 20s entered the coffee shop in the 1800 block (across from Safeway) of Wisconsin Avenue. The employees at Starbucks say they recognized the suspects from a purse snatching last year at the same location. When the manager asked them to leave, they did so, but grabbed a customer's iPhone on the way out. Then they ran down 34th Street, got into a black BMW, and took off.


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Robbery Along the C&O Canal

February 22, 2012

Early Wednesday morning, at approximately 12:10 am,  a woman was robbed along the C & O Canal in Georgetown. According to Lieutenant John M. Hedgecock of the Second District, Metropolitan Police Department, "The victim was crossing the footbridge over the canal located closest to the rear of the 3200 block of Grace Street.  A lone male approached the victim from the rear grabbing her by the arm while simultaneously shoving an unknown object into her back.  He then ordered her to put down her bag and remove all her jewelry, to which she complied.  The offender then gathered the items and fled the scene on foot.  There is no further descriptive information available for the offender at this time."

Anyone with any information regarding this case is asked to contact the Second District Detectives Office on 202.730.1903.  Additionally, anyone observing any suspicious person(s) in and around their business or home is strongly encouraged to contact the Metropolitan Police Department by dialing 911.


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