13-year-old boy arrested for carjacking and robbery crime spree across DC

A 13-year-old boy is in custody accused of a string of robberies and carjackings across D.C., according to authorities.

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Police say the boy was arrested in Northeast D.C. on Thursday. In total, the boy is being accused of committing 11 crimes during a spree that ran from March 27 through April 19.

Listed below are the crimes he is accused of:

  • Stolen car: Unit block of M Street Northeast, on March 27, 2022
  • Armed robbery with a gun: 900 block of G Street, Northwest, on March 27, 2022
  • Unarmed carjacking: 1300 block of 4th Street, Northeast, on March 27, 2022
  • Attempted armed carjacking and assault with a hammer: 900 block of 12th Street, Northeast, on April 7, 2022
  • Assault with intent to commit robbery: 700 block of 19th Street, Northeast, on April 11, 2022
  • Armed carjacking with a gun: 1600 block of D Street, Southeast, on April 12, 2022
  • Unarmed carjacking: 1400 Oates Street, Northeast, on April 12, 2022
  • Attempted armed robbery with a gun: 1300 G Street, Northeast, on April 17, 2022
  • Stolen car: Unit block of Massachusetts Avenue, Northeast, on April 19, 2022
  • Assault with a gun: Unit block of Rhode Island Avenue, Northwest, on April 19, 2022
  • Armed carjacking with a gun: 1400 H Street, Northeast, on April 19, 2022

Police say they are still investigating the cases. They have not released information on a motive for the crimes.


Anyone with knowledge about the incidents is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Metropolitan Police Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. A reward of up to $10,000 is being for information that leads to a conviction in the cases.