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    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 3, 2012
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      METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT                                                                                    OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

      Cathy L. Lanier                                                                                                                                Gwendolyn Crump

      Chief of Police                                                                                                                                 Director



      News Release


      For Immediate Release



      Contact: Officer Araz Alali (202-727-4383)


      August 3, 2012


      Suspect Sought in Bank Robberies


      (Washington, DC)- The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with two bank robberies.


      On July 18, 2012 at 2:43 pm, a subject entered the PNC Bank at 650 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE. Once inside, the subject approached a bank employee and demanded money. The subject robbed the bank of an undetermined amount of money.


      On Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at approximately 12:40 pm, an unidentified subject entered the Capital One Bank at 210 Michigan Avenue, NE. Once inside, the subject approached a bank employee and demanded money. The subject robbed the banking establishment of an undetermined amount of money.


       The subject is described as a black male, late 40’s, 5’7”-5’10” in height, with a medium to dark complexion, mustache and medium build. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap with a white “Tiger Woods” logo on the front, a white crew neck T-shirt, grey sweatpants, black tennis shoes with a white or light colored bot­tom, silver framed prescription glasses and carrying a black day planner case with a zipper.                 


      **Pictures are viewable in the attachments**


      Anyone with information that can assist in the identification of this subject is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.  The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $5,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for these bank robberies.





      Police Officer Araz Alali

      Metropolitan Police Department

      Executive Office of the Chief of Police

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