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Person of Interest Sought in an Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Knife) Offense: 1100 Block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest

Saturday, August 12, 2017

The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest in reference to an Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Knife) offense that occurred in the 1100 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest, on Thursday, August 3, 2017.


At approximately 10:29 am, the suspect entered the establishment and browsed through the store. The suspect threatened the victim and took two pairs of glasses. The victim saw a knife on the suspect’s person, and backed away. The suspect then fled the scene.


The person of interest can be seen in this video:


Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 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 a violent offense, including armed robbery, committed in the District of Columbia.