DC charter school student was robbed of Air Jordan sneakers at gunpoint near campus

Mocobizscene-  Shortly after school on Wednesday afternoon, a student at a public charter school in Washington, D.C., was robbed of his Air Jordan sneakers at gunpoint near the campus.

According to a report from FOX 5 DC, officers from the Metropolitan Police Department think that the kid from Paul Public Charter School was robbed on Wednesday about 3:40 p.m. while he was strolling near 8th Street Northwest and Peabody Street Northwest. According to Google Maps, the school is situated off campus close to an athletic field at the intersection of 8th Street Northwest and Peabody Street Northwest.

That area and time on Wednesday were the scene of an armed robbery, according to the MPD website’s Crime Card section. At 5:50 p.m., a little more than two hours after the crime, it was reported.

The youngster, who was not given his name, age, or grade, was reportedly grabbed by three people, hit in the face, and pushed to the ground before having his shoes stolen straight off of him, according to the police report.

“If you try to fight, I’ll blow your head off,” one of the suspects allegedly stated during the robbery, according to FOX 5. He then brandished a weapon from his waistband. After stealing the sneakers, the robbers fled.

The child had on about $250 worth of Air Jordan XI sneakers, according to FOX 5. Depending on the style and whether the design is custom, the shoes may retail for significantly more than that amount.On the school website, Shendrina Walker is identified as the Director of the Middle School Academy. On Thursday, she acknowledged the occurrence in a letter to parents.

Part of it said, “It was claimed that a student had been robbed in the area of 8th and Peabody just after school yesterday, following dismissal. Rest assured that we are currently collaborating with local enforcement and the scholar’s family to verify the specifics of what happened. We are doing everything we can to keep our scholars secure at Paul. We also want to express our gratitude to the staff members who informed us about the situation right away, which helped us react responsibly and quickly.”

The school’s administration “cannot emphasize enough the importance of remaining vigilant” both inside and outside of facilities, according to Walker.

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