Thursday, March 26, 2020

 

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Seventh District announced an arrest has been made in reference to an Armed Robbery (Knife) offense that occurred on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, in the 1300 Block of Morris Road, Southeast.

 

At approximately 1:13 pm, the victim and suspect agreed to meet at the listed location to conduct a transaction using the Offer Up online application. When the victim arrived, four suspects assaulted the victim. During the assault, the victim was stabbed several times. The suspects took the victim’s property then fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. This case remains under investigation.

 

On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, pursuant to a DC Superior Court arrest warrant, 18 year-old Kwalik Dorsey, of Southeast, DC, was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery (Knife).

 

Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently 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 a violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.

 

As a reminder, citizens are encouraged to use the Safe Exchange Zones when conducting in-person transactions using online applications such as Craigslist and Offer Up. For more information, please visit: http://mpdc.dc.gov/release/mpd-exchange-zone-locations-reminder