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Mother Robbed at Gunpoint in Northwest DC



    Mother With Toddler Robbed at Gunpoint in Northwest Washington

    A local mother was robbed at gunpoint while she was with her toddler. Police are still searching for the suspect. News4’s Jackie Bensen reports. (Published Wednesday, May 25, 2016)

    A woman was unloading items from her car with her toddler in the backseat in D.C. when a man came up and pointed a gun at her and demanded her belongings, police say.

    The woman told police the armed robbery happened in broad daylight about 5 p.m. in the 1700 block of 4th St. NW on Tuesday.

    According to a police report, she told the suspect she had a child in the vehicle and the suspect responded, "Just give me everything!" 

    The suspect got into the driver's seat of an older model blue/green van and fled away, the report said. 

    No one was injured.

    The suspect took a diaper bag, pink leather purse, the woman's wallet and her cellphone, police said.