Scooter, laptop stolen outside the Avenue

Updated: May 20, 2019 at 2:22 p.m.

Two people reported thefts to the Metropolitan Police Department Thursday.

A man reported to MPD that at about 6:25 p.m. someone stole his scooter and Dell laptop from outside The Avenue apartment building, according to the MPD report.

The case is open, the report states.

A woman reported to MPD that someone stole $114 from her outside the GW Hospital at about 10:20 p.m.

The reporting person “got into an altercation” with another subject about the name of their child, after which the subject asked for money to get home, according to the report.

When the reporting person refused to give the subject money, the subject “took hold” of the reporting person’s currency and said he was going to walk home, according to the report.

The case is open.

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