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Person of Interest Sought in Homicide in the 4400 block of Benning Road NE

Monday, June 3, 2013

Person of Interest Sought in Homicide in the 4400 block of Benning Road NE

The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to a homicide which occurred in the 4400 block of Benning Road, NE, at approximately 8:17 PM on Saturday, June 1, 2013. The person of interest was captured by surveillance cameras at a nearby establishment.

The person of interest is shown in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-x9KK51_Bw&feature=youtu.be

The decedent in this case is identified as 31 year-old Robert Plight of Northeast, Washington, DC.

The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case 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.