Robberies Rattle NW Residents

3 robberies in 10 minutes

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    D.C. Metropolitan Police Department headquarters

    Police in Washington, D.C., are searching for culprits in an armed robbery spree in Northwest.

    Investigators said there were three robberies during a 10-minute time span.

    The first was reported in the 3600 block of Warren Street in the Cleveland Park area about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Five minutes later, there was another robbery in the 5300 block of 39th Street in the Friendship Heights area, police said. The third robbery happened about 6:40 p.m. in the 2500 block of Porter Street also in Cleveland Park.

    No one was hurt in the crime spree. Police said a handgun was shown in at least one of the incidents.

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