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Suspects Sought in Robbery on 15th Street, NW

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in attempting to identify the suspects allegedly responsible for a robbery.

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At approximately 1:50 pm, on Wednesday, April 5, 2006, a group of four subjects reportedly approached an adult male as he waited for an elevator inside of an apartment complex located at <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>2801 15th Street, NW, One of the subjects proceeded to grab the victim from behind as the others checked the victim for money. After obtaining cash they fled. The victim was apparently uninjured during the robbery.  


The suspects in this case are described as black males. One of the suspects is further described as being approximately 17 to 18 years-old , 6'0" tall, with a light complexion and cornrows. He was wearing a black jacket with a possible "NIKE" logo on the back. A second suspect is described as being approximately 18 years-old, 5'5" tall, with a dark complexion. He was wearing a black jacket with a possible "NIKE" logo on the back and green camouflage pants.


Anyone with information about this case is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099. The department currently offers 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 any robbery.




Note: A surveillance video of the robbery is available. WRC-TV has agreed to reproduce the tape and make it available to other news agencies.