Seven robberies were reported in D.C. in less than 7 hours, and in three cases, the suspects were armed.
The most recent incident was reported in the 2200 block of Cathedral Avenue NW just after 1 a.m. Wednesday. Police say the suspects, both men, were armed with a gun. Twenty minutes earlier, another armed robbery had been reported less than a mile away in the 2000 block of Wyoming Avenue NW. A third armed robbery was reported in the same area just before 12:30 a.m.
In two of the three robberies, the suspects wore similar clothing.
Just after 10 p.m. Tuesday, two women robbed someone in the 1500 block of 19th Street NW.
Investigators say teenagers are responsible for three robberies committed in the northeast section of the city Tuesday evening. The robberies were reported at West Virginia Avenue and Oates Street, 11th and H streets, and 10th and F streets.
This has been a busy week for police in D.C. Several armed robberies were also reported in the District early Tuesday morning.
The six robberies occurred at Quesada Street and Western Avenue, Connecticut Avenue and Military Road, 35th and Albemarle streets, Arkansas Avenue and Upshur Street, G and 12 streets, and 11th and H streets.
All of those robberies happened within three hours early Tuesday morning.
Police say some of the robberies may be connected.
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