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Suspect Sought in an Attempted Armed Bank Robbery and an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) Offense: 1900 Block of 7th Street, Northwest

Friday, October 16, 2020

 

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in reference to an Attempted Armed Bank Robbery and an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Friday, October 16, 2020, in the 1900 block of 7th Street, Northwest

 

At approximately 2:52 pm, the suspect entered a Wells Fargo Bank at the listed location. The suspect approached a victim and brandished a knife while demanding money from the bank tellers.  The victim was able to escape from the suspect.  The suspect then approached another victim and a struggle ensued.  The suspect then fled the scene without obtaining any property.

 

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

https://youtu.be/pu6Hm4ChmR8

 

 

Anyone who can identify this individual or has information regarding this case should call law enforcement at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information can be submitted through the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC is currently offering a reward of up to $5,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for each bank robbery committed in the District of Columbia.