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Person of Interest Sought in Robbery Force and Violence: 2800 Block of Bladensburg Road, NE

Monday, July 22, 2013

Person of Interest Sought in Robbery Force and Violence: 2800 Block of Bladensburg Road, NE

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a person of interest wanted in connection with a Robbery Force and Violence that occurred in the 2800 block of Bladensburg Road, NE.

 

On Thursday, July 11, 2013, at approximately 3:13 am, the suspect entered the 7-Eleven convenient store, walked up to the register, assaulted a clerk, and took an unknown amount of U.S. currency before fleeing.

The person of interest is described as a black male, 6’0”- 6’3” in height, heavy build, dark complexion, with a bald head.  He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue cut-off jean shorts, and white tennis shoes.

The person of interest is shown in this surveillance video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKAOEK2pJF8

Anyone with information that can assist in the identification of this suspect 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 a robbery committed in the District of Columbia.