Suspect Sought in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) Offense: 700 Block of Maine Avenue, Southwest

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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 an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Thursday, March 14, 2019, in the 700 block of Maine Avenue, Southwest.

At approximately 1:55 pm, the suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and threatened the victim. The suspect then fled the scene.

The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the video and 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.