Suspect Sought in a Robbery (Force and Violence) Offense: 700 Block of 5th Street, Northeast

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This is a news release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept., provided verbatim.

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s First District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to a Robbery (Force and Violence) offense that occurred on Thursday, March 14, 2019, in the 700 block of 5th Street, Northeast.

At approximately 4:50 am, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect then assaulted the victim and took the victim’s property. The suspect then fled the scene.

The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos 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. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.