*Updated with Video* Suspect Sought in an Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Gun) Offense: 1500 Block of 21st Street, Northwest

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in reference to an Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Gun) offense that occurred on Friday, April 26, 2019, in the 1500 block of 21st Street, Northwest.

At approximately 12:25 pm, the suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. Once inside, the suspect brandished a handgun and demanded property. The employee complied and the suspect fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20 to 30 years of age, wearing black pants with the words “Armani Exchange” in white lettering on the left pants leg, a black Under Armor hoodie, black and white tennis shoes, and a surgical mask with the character Mickey Mouse on it. He was armed with a handgun.

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

 

https://youtu.be/v4qsRqoqBgE

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. 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, including armed robbery, committed in the District of Columbia.

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-- News release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept.