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Robbery Suspects Sought

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Robbery Suspects Sought

Northeast Robbery Suspect 1The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two suspects who are wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies that occurred in the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Northeast DC area between August 2-6, 2008. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

In each incident one of the suspects produced a handgun and demanded money or other items from the victims.

  • August 2, 2008, in the 600 block of New York Avenue NE, at approximately 2:30 am
  • August 6, 2008, in the 300 block of Morse Street NE, at approximately 2:40 pm
  • August 6, 2008, in the 3800 block of 12 Street NE, at approximately 2:59 pm
  • August 6, 2008, in the 1200 block of Quincy Street NE, at approximately 3:00 pm

Northeast Robbery Suspect 2Suspect # 1 is described as a dark-complexioned black male with a medium build, 5’8” in height with short hair and a goatee. He was wearing a baseball cap. This suspect was armed with a handgun.

Suspect # 2 is described as a medium-complexioned black male, 18-25 years in age, approximately 5’7” in height. He was clean shaven. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and black baseball cap. 

 

The suspects' vehicle is described as a white Jeep Cherokee possibly bearing Arizona tags 923-KLZ

Anyone who has information regarding these cases is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM[E].  Anonymous information can also be sent to the department’s text tip line by text messaging 50411.

The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any armed robberies committed in the District of Columbia.