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Persons of Interest Sought in Armed Robbery: 1600 block of Benning Road, NE

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Persons of Interest Sought in Armed Robbery: 1600 block of Benning Road, NE

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating two persons of interest in connection with an Armed Robbery which occurred in the 1600 block of Benning Road, NE, on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at approximately 4:30 pm. The subjects were observed on video and are described as follows:

Suspect 1: Black male, 20s, 5'8"-5'10" in height, 160 pounds, with medium complexion. He was wearing a mask, a purple Northface coat, and carrying a camouflage backpack. He was armed with a Mac-10 style handgun

Suspect 2: Black male, 20s, 5'7"-5'10" in height, 170 pounds, with dark complexion. He was wearing a mask, a gray hooded sweatshirt, and dark pants. He was carrying a gray backpack.

The persons of interest can be seen in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GaYe9bip68&feature=youtu.be

Anyone with information about these cases 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.