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**Video Update** Suspect Sought in an Attempted Armed Robbery (Gun) Offense: 1100 Block of Jefferson Street, Northwest

Monday, November 13, 2017

Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fourth District seek the public's assistance in identifying and locating a person of interest in reference to an Attempted Armed Robbery (Gun) offense that occurred in the 1100 block of Jefferson Street, Northwest, on Friday, November 10, 2017.


At approximately 9:52 am, the victim was walking at the listed location. The suspect approached her and demanded her purse while brandishing a handgun. The victim refused and the suspect fled the scene on a bicycle.


The person of interest, and the bicycle, were captured by a nearby surveillance camera. They can be seen in the photos below and in this video:



Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 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 committed in the District of Columbia.