Arrest Made in an Armed Robbery (Gun) Offense: 900 Block of Florida Avenue, Northwest

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Armed Robbery (Gun) offense that occurred on Saturday, July 6, 2019, in the 900 block of Florida Avenue, Northwest.

At approximately 2:54 pm, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect brandished a handgun and demanded the victim’s property. The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene.

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 19 year-old Michael Rashard Jenkins, of Northeast, DC was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery (Gun), Armed Carjacking, Theft One (Stolen Auto), and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

 

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-- News release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept.