Gunpoint day­time rob­bery on Capi­tol Hill

The Washington Post Sunday - - COMMUTER - — Martin Weil

A gunpoint rob­bery oc­curred Satur­day in an apart­ment house on Capi­tol Hill, po­lice said.

They said the fe­male vic­tim had got­ten out of an el­e­va­tor in a build­ing in the 500 block of Ninth Street NE when the rob­ber ap­proached.

He showed a gun, took her purse and fled down the stairs.

Po­lice said the rob­ber was de­scribed as a dark-skinned black man in his mid to late 20s, thin and about 6 feet tall. Po­lice said he wore a black hooded jacket and black jeans.

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