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Update Video in Persons of Interest Sought in Kidnapping, Sexual Assault and Robbery: 1500 Block of Meridian Place, NW

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Update Video in Persons of Interest Sought in Kidnapping, Sexual Assault and Robbery: 1500 Block of Meridian Place, NW

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two persons of interest in connection with a kidnapping, sexual assault and robbery which occurred in the 1500 block of Meridian Place, NW. One of the suspects is shown in photos below that were taken from surveillance video.

On Monday, May 6, 2013, between the hours of 1:00 am, a female and a male were sitting in a vehicle in the 1500 block of Meridian Place, NW, when they were approached by two unknown males who produced a handgun and forced them out of the vehicle. The male victim was assaulted at that location whereas the female victim was taken to the 1400 block of Oak Street, NW, where she was sexually assaulted. Both victims were robbed of property.

The persons of interest are described as two black males wearing all black and ski masks. Both suspects were armed with a handgun.  Below is an image of a subject that was captured by a camera using one of the victims ATM cards.

The person of interest is shown in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5m7Jy2a_RE&feature=youtu.be

Anyone with information that can assist in the identification of the suspect pictured above 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 is currently offering 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 the aforementioned offenses.