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Suspect Sought in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and a Theft II Offense: 1800 Block of L Street, Northwest

Monday, March 12, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and a Theft II offense that occurred on Monday, March 5, 2018, in the 1800 Block of L Street, Northwest.

At approximately 8:15 pm, the suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. The suspect began taking merchandise off of a sales rack and walked towards the exit. As the victim confronted the suspect about the unpaid merchandise, the suspect brandished a gun and threatened the victim. The suspect then fled the scene.

The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos below and in this video:

Anyone who can identify this individual 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. Crime Solver’s of Washington, DC, 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.