Police: Suspect hit, robbed, stole scooter from woman at Columbia Heights Metro station

Metro Transit Police are looking for a suspect responsible for hitting and robbing a woman before riding off on her scooter at the Columbia Heights Metro station.

Police say it happened around 7 p.m. on Saturday when the suspect hit a 54-year-old woman on an escalator entering the station and stole a bag from her before fleeing on her scooter.



The woman was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Metro Transit Police are looking for a man who hit a woman and robbed her before taking off on her scooter. (Courtesy Metro Transit Police)

D.C. Crime Solvers is offering up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest/indictment in the case.

Metro Transit Police are looking for a man who hit a woman and robbed her before taking off on her scooter. (Courtesy Metro Transit Police)

Metro Transit Police ask those with information to call 202-962-2121 or text “MyMTPD” to 696873.

Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

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