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Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

Monday, September 28, 2009

Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man who robbed the Presidential Bank.

The Metropolitan Police Department in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

At approximately 9:15 am on Monday, September 28, 2009, a lone male entered the Presidential Bank located in the 1600 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>K Street, NW. Once inside, the suspect reportedly passed a note demanding money.  The suspect robbed the premises of an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing the scene. He was last seen walking westbound in the 1600 block of K Street, NW.

The suspect in this case is described as a black male, in his 40s, standing between 5’10” and 5’11” in height.  He has a black and grey beard, and a thin build.  He was reportedly wearing a black suit, white shirt and a dress style hat.

Anyone who has information regarding this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM[E] (1-888-919-2746).

The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any bank robberies committed in the District of Columbia.

Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC Crime Solvers at 1-800-673-2777 and to the department’s TEXT TIP LNE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to the Crime Solvers Unit leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.

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