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Person of Interest Sought in Bank Robberies

Monday, August 5, 2013

Person of Interest Sought in Bank Robberies

The Metropolitan Police Department/Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a person of interest in connection with bank robberies.

On Friday, August 2, 2013 approximately 10 am, an unidentified male subject entered the United Bank in the 1600 block of K Street NW, approached a bank employee, and announced a robbery by demanding money.  The bank employee complied with the subject's demand.  The subject left the bank with US currency.

On Friday, August 2, 2013 approximately 5 pm, it is believed that the same unidentified subject entered the TD Bank in the 1000 block of 15th Street NW, approached a bank employee, and announced a robbery by demanding money.  The bank employee complied with the subject's demand.  The subject left the bank with US currency.

The person of interest is described as a black male, between the ages of mid 50s to 60s, approximately 5'10" to 6'0", with a dark complexion, close cropped gray to balding hair, gray beard and several missing teeth from one side of his mouth.  The subject was last seen wearing a black or dark gray suit with light gray or white pinstripes and a light colored shirt.

Anyone with information that can assist in identifying 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.