Arrest Made in Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Knife) Offenses

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District announced an arrest has been made in Armed Robbery of an Establishment offenses that occurred at the following locations:

  • On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, Southeast, at approximately 9:48 pm, the suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. While inside the location, the suspect brandished a knife and took US currency from the cash register. The suspect then fled the scene. CCN: 19-120-930
  • On Thursday, July 11, 2019, in the 400 block of 8th Street, Southeast, at approximately 3:41 am, the suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and took US currency from the cash register. The suspect then fled the scene. CCN: 19-121-040

On Thursday, July 11, 2019, 49 year-old Jerome Ward, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with two counts of Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Knife).

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-- News release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept.