Robberies Rattle NW Residents

3 robberies in 10 minutes

View Comments ()



    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.

    Follow NBC Washington to get the latest news, events and entertainment anytime, anywhere: on air, online, and on Facebook // Twitter.