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Suspects Sought in an Armed Robbery (Gun) Offense: 1800 Block of Benning Road, Northeast

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fifth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two suspects in reference to an Armed Robbery (Gun) offense that occurred on Saturday, June 30, 2018, in the 1800 block of Benning Road, Northeast.


At approximately 11:11 pm, the victims were approached by two suspects at the listed location. One of the suspects brandished a handgun and assaulted the victims then demanded property. The victims complied and the suspects fled the scene.


A nearby surveillance camera captured one person of interest in this case. He can be seen in the photo below:


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. 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.