A man was stabbed last night in the 1100 block of I Street during a robbery. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries. An MPD representative sent an email providing more details, and that appears below. I've also included the DC Alert, which contains additional suspect information.
On October 11, 2016, at approximately 10:30 pm First District officers responded to the 1100 block of I Street, Northeast, in reference to a robbery. Upon arrival, the complainant reports that he was approached by a suspect who asked him for the time. Believing he was about to be robbed, the complainant began running eastbound in the block. The suspect chased after the complainant and stabbed him once in the back. Taken from the complainant were an iphone, wallet, and keys. The complainant was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was last seen fleeing eastbound on I Street, Northeast. The suspect is described as a black male, 30-35 years old, 5’8, short hair, wearing a blue and gray hooded jacket, and jeans.
Anyone with information about this offense is asked to call MPD at 202-727-9099. Information can also be sent via text message to 50411. The MPD offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an armed robbery committed in the District of Columbia.
Lieutenant Brian A. Murphy
Alert: Stabbing at 2238 hrs in the 1100 block of I Street NE. Lookout for B/M 30-35YO 5'8 SHORT HAIR GOLD TEETH....L/S WEARING A GREY OR BLACK HOODIE
L/S ON FOOT EAST BOUND IN THE 1100-BLK OF I ST
DO NOT TAKE ACTION CALL 911 W/ EVENT #I20160622479
Sent to 1st District (PSA 101-108) Alert DC
Sent by MPD Cad #9525