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DC teen charged with 15 crimes, including carjacking and robbery

The teen faces charges for 15 crimes that occurred between June 13 and June 29.

WASHINGTON — Police say a teenager in the District is facing multiple charges linked to several carjackings and robberies in D.C. 

According to a press release from the Metropolitan Police Department's Car Jacking Task Force (MPD), the unidentified 15-year-old was arrested on June 29. 

The teen faces charges for crimes that occurred between June 13 and June 29, with three armed robberies and an assault with a dangerous weapon (gun) allegedly happening within 90 minutes on June 19. 

Incidents include: 

  • June 13 - Armed Carjacking
  • June 19 - Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun), three charges of Armed Robbery (Gun), Theft One
  • June 21 - Two charges Armed Carjacking (Gun)
  • June 24 - Two charges of Armed Carjacking (Gun)
  • June 29 - Armed Robbery (Gun), Theft One

When the teen was taken into custody Wednesday, officers say they found a gun on him, leading him to also be charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License and Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call MPD at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. 


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