4.24.13 Persons of Interest Sought in Armed Robbery: 1900 Block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE
Contact: Officer Paul Metcalf (202-727-4383)
April 24, 2013
Persons of Interest Sought in Armed Robbery: 1900 Block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE
(Washington, DC)- The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two persons of interest in connection with an Armed Robbery which occurred at the 7-11 convenience store located in the 1900 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NW.
On Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at approximately 1:35 am, two suspects entered the location, announced a robbery, brandished handguns, and robbed the establishment of US currency.
The suspects were captured by surveillance cameras.
The first suspect is described as a black male, 20 years of age, 5’ 7” tall, with a skinny build. He was last seen wearing black mask, black sweatshirt hoodie, red and black gloves, and blue jeans. He was armed with a black and silver handgun.
The second suspect is described as a black male, 5’ 11” tall, with a skinny build. He was last seen wearing a black mask, black jacket, and black gloves. He was armed with a black and silver handgun.
The persons of interest are shown in this video: http://youtu.be/I8FMi-raG5c
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 currently offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any robbery committed in the District of Columbia.
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