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Daily News Clips - March 28, 2017


The DC Police Union is asking members to fill out the following survey and tell Union leadership what you would like to see in a new uniform: • Maurice Delonte Dawkins and Joseph Reginald Ward were both arrested and charged with the rape of a 13-year-old girl in the basement of a home in the Randle Highlands neighborhood. The suspects are being held without bond, as DC Police continue to investigate the incident. • A video was released of a person of interest wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven. Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the suspect.

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Crime Updates

NBC Washington: Police: 13-Year-Old Girl Raped in Southeast DC by 2 Men “A 13-year-old girl was raped by two men in the basement of a home in Southeast D.C., police said. The child was attacked on the 1700 block of 25th Street SE, about a half-mile south of Pennsylvania Avenue, about 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, according to police.”

Washington Post: D.C. police locate car owned by artist slain on Capitol Hill “D.C. police have located the Toyota Prius that was missing from the Capitol Hill residence of an artist who was found tied up and fatally stabbed last week in her basement apartment, according to authorities.”

Fox5DC: VIDEO: Armed robbery suspect forgets to put on mask until after entering store “Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect who failed to put on his mask to cover his face until after he entered a convenience store in Northeast D.C. D.C. police say the suspect entered the 7-Eleven store in the 3700 block of 12th Street at around 7:43 p.m. on March 21 with a gun and demanded the cashier to open the cash register.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 16-year-old DC girl “Police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing 16-year-old girl from D.C. Rayna Gross was last seen on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in the 100 Block of G Street, Southwest.”

WUSA9: MISSING: 15-year-old DC boy “Police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing 15-year-old boy from D.C. Taejuon Lloyd was last seen on Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Unit block of Galveston Street, Southwest. He was reported missing on March 26, 2017.”

WJLA: Video: Police called to the scene after naked man stops traffic in downtown D.C. “The Metropolitan Police Department was called to the scene Monday morning for the report of a naked man.”

Surveillance video from the Louis Vuitton store in DC shows two people trying to shoplift

Police Update

DC Police Union: Uniform Survey Please fill out the following survey to let the Union leadership know what you would like to see in a new uniform.

Public Safety Update

NBC Washington: DC Firefighters Rescue Exhausted Cat Stuck in Tree Overnight “It’s a bit of a cliché, but it actually happened. D.C. firefighters rescued a cat from a tree after he spent the night stranded on a branch, dozens of feet off the ground.”

If you know anyone who has information regarding suspects, please call DC police.

Posted March 28 2017 at 9:57 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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