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Suspects Sought in Robbery of Establishment (City Beats) in the 3000 block of MLK Jr Avenue, SE

Monday, August 13, 2012

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two suspects in connection with a robbery of an establishment. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>

On Thursday, August 9, 2012 at approximately 6:12 pm, two subjects entered the City Beats shoe store located in the 3000 block of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /?>Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE. The suspects, armed with a handgun, announced a robbery and robbed the establishment of boxes of shoes and US currency.

The first suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s, 5’9”–5’11” tall, slim build, with medium complexion and long black dreads. He was last seen wearing: gray pants, gray shirt.

The second suspect is described as a black male in early 20s, 5’9”–5’11” tall, slim build, with a light complexion and short hair. He was last seen wear­ing: teal and gray shirt, blue jeans, and a black skull-cap.

The suspects are shown in this video . Still photos are also attached.

Anyone who has knowledge of this case, knows the identity of the suspects or sees them should take no action, but should immediately call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 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 any robbery committed in the District of Columbia.

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