Child on Bike Allegedly Robs Victim at Gunpoint in Northwest D.C.

Martin Weil, Washington Post, August 19, 2015

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The description was given in connection with an armed robbery on Madison Street NW, between Third and Fifth streets in the Brightwood-Manor Park area, D.C. police said. The holdup was carried out in mid-afternoon by two youngsters on bicycles.

One of the two robbers was described to police as 4 feet 6 to 4 feet 8 inches tall, police said. He was also described as black, slim, with a light complexion and twists in his hair. He was wearing a red T-shirt, and police were told that he appeared to be 10 years old.

The other robber was described as black, 13 to 14 years old, about 5 feet 3 to 5 feet 5 inches tall and slender. {snip}

According to police, the two youngsters, on bicycles, approached the victim about 2:30 p.m. One had what was described to police as a handgun. The robbers demanded the victim’s property, police said, but it was not clear whether anything was taken.

Police said the victim was also a juvenile boy.

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