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Suspect Sought in Bank Robbery on Pennsylvania Avenue, SE

Friday, November 27, 2009
Authorities are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery.

The Metropolitan Police Department in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the assistance of the public in attempting to identify the suspect believed to be responsible for a bank robbery which occurred in the 300 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Pennsylvania Avenue, SE.   <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

At approximately 11:40 am on Monday, November 23, 2009, a lone male suspect entered the Chevy Chase Bank located in the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, SE.  Once inside, the suspect reportedly produced a note demanding money and subsequently obtained an unspecified amount of money before making good his escape on foot.

The suspect in this case is described as a black male, believed to be in his late 50’s to early 60’s. He is further described as having a dark complexion, a thin build and wearing wire framed glasses. The suspect was reportedly last observed carrying a black bag and wearing clothing described as a black skull cap, a black three-quarter length coat and black gloves.     

The Metropolitan Police  Department is currently offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information provided that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this robbery.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIM [E] (2746). Anonymous information may also be forwarded to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided to Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

 Chevy Chase bank suspect