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Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery in the 2800 Block of Alabama Avenue, SE

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery in the 2800 Block of Alabama Avenue, SE

On Thursday, September 27, 2012 at approximately 1:50 pm the suspect entered the Payless Shoe Source located in the 2800 block of Alabama Avenue, SE and robbed an employee of a Payless Shoe Source at gunpoint.

Robbery SuspectThe Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with an armed robbery.
 
On Thursday, September 27, 2012 at approximately 1:50 pm the suspect entered the Payless Shoe Source located in the 2800 block of Alabama Avenue, SE and passed an employee a note and then lifted his shirt showing the handle of a gun.  The employee complied with the suspect and the suspect fled the location with an unknown amount of US currency.
 
The subject is described as a black male, medium to dark complexion, mid to late 40’s, approximately 5’10” in height, grey and black facial hair, crooked teeth, a shaved head, and a strong body odor.  He was last seen wearing a dirty white T-Shirt, blue jeans, and armed with a black handgun.

The suspect is shown in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lJdKb009TA&feature=youtu.be

Anyone with information that can assist in the identification of 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. 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 any robbery committed in the District of Columbia.