Juvenile male arrested in Foggy Bottom iPhone robbery

A juvenile male was arrested for a reported robbery in front of the Melrose Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue late Monday night, according to a Metropolitan Police Department report.

Fourteen MPD officers responded when two individuals who live in Arlington, Va. reported that they were approached by two other individuals who took their iPhones at around 11:30 p.m. Monday, according to the report.

MPD officers stopped a suspect “positively identified as the individual that took the phone,” the report stated.

MPD Officer Hugh Carew did not give the arrested male juvenile’s name.

The case is open, according to the report.

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