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Daily News Clips - May 25, 2017


The DC Police Union is asking members to fill out the following survey and tell Union leadership which issues you would like to prioritize during the contract negotiation process: • A video was released of a man wanted in connection with robbing a woman at gunpoint and then forcing her into an alley and sexually assaulting her near the H Street corridor in Northeast. Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person of interest. • The cause of Whitney Jones’ death is pending further investigation after an autopsy revealed that a stab wound alone did not kill the victim on Monday, as was originally reported earlier.

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Crime Updates

Washington Post: Stab wound alone did not cause man’s death in Southeast, police say “A man, who D.C. police said earlier this week had been fatally stabbed during a fight in Southeast Washington, did not die of the stab wound, D.C. police said on Wednesday.”

WJLA: WATCH: 2 people force employee at gunpoint to open safe during armed robbery in Georgetown “Two people robbed an employee at gunpoint who was unable to open a safe at a business on May 14 in the Georgetown area of Northwest Washington.”

WJLA: D.C. police ask for help locating man who allegedly robbed, sexually assaulted woman “D.C. police are asking for the public’s help locating a man who allegedly robbed a woman at gunpoint in Northeast, D.C. then forced her into an alley and sexually assaulted her. Police say the incident took place around 1:20 a.m. in the 600 block of Pickford Place on Saturday, May 6.”

WJLA: Man with dragon or serpent tattoo wanted for sexual abuse, robbery in DC “A woman tells D.C. police that she was walking in the 2100 block of E St. NW Tuesday at about 9 p.m. when a man assaulted and robbed her. Police say the man walked up to the woman, groped her and tried to remove her pants.”

WJLA: DC man sentenced to 30 months for Union Station bomb threat “A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to making a 911 call that falsely claimed numerous bombs were set to go off at Union Station.”

Police Update

DC Police Union: Contract Negotiation Survey Please fill out the following survey to let the Union leadership know which issues and concerns should be prioritized during the contract negotiation process.

NBC Washington: Rolling Thunder Motorcyclists to Rumble Into DC for 30th Year “Thousands of bikers are rumbling into Washington. The annual Rolling Thunder “Ride for Freedom” is set to start Friday, for the 30th year. The official events start Friday evening, but start to watch the roads for motorcyclists now.”

Mayor and City Council

WJLA: Mayor Bowser announces new initiatives to help missing D.C. teens “Mayor Bowser met briefly with her working group on the missing youth before a news conference announcing new initiatives, more police in the youth division, and a center for youth.”

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

Posted May 25 2017 at 10:33 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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