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Suspect Sought in a Southwest Robbery

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the community’s assistance in locating a robbery suspect.

On Friday, May 31, 2023, at approximately 10:14 a.m., the victim was walking in the unit block of M Street, Southwest. The first suspect physically assaulted the victim, took personal property, and fled the scene. A second suspect acted as a lookout and helped the first suspect complete the robbery. Moments later officers stopped and identified one of the suspects.

Due to the detectives’ investigation, 34-year-old Edward Juan Saunders of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with Robbery.

The other suspect was captured on a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photo below:

Anyone who can identify this suspect, or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

CCN: 24082211