Members of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Robbery Task Force and FBI Bank Squad are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify and locate a bank robbery suspect believed to be responsible for several offenses. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
On Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 9:50 am, a lone male suspect entered the Bank of America located at 401 M Street, SW, and attempted to rob the bank. That same day at 1:25 pm, the suspect entered the BB&T Bank located at <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>1801 Adams Mill Road, NW and attempted to rob that bank as well. This same individual also is believed to be responsible for the February 26, 2010 robbery of the Citibank located at 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW.
The suspect in each of these cases is described as a dark complexioned black male believed to be in his late 30s to mid 40s, approximately 6’0” - 6’4” in height with a medium build, a thin face, short cropped black hair, and a mustache, wearing a black coat, a black shirt, a black skull cap with red trim, and large-frame dark sunglasses.
Anyone with information about these cases should take no direct action, but 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 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for this bank robbery.
Additionally, anonymous information may be forwarded to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by a caller to Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.