Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's First District seek the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in reference to an Assault with Intent to Rob while Armed (Gun) offense that occurred on Sunday, December 2, 2018, in the 600 block of H Street, Northeast.
At approximately 10:50 am, the suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. Once inside of the establishment, the suspect approached a cashier and demanded US currency. The suspect then brandished a handgun and a struggle ensured. During the struggle, the suspect discharged the weapon striking the victim. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The suspect was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos below:
Anyone who can identify this individual or 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 $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent crime, including armed robbery, committed in the District of Columbia.