This is a news release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept., provided verbatim.
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife) offense that occurred on Monday, May 13, 2019, in the 4300 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest.
At approximately 9:44 am, the victim entered an establishment at the listed location. The victim took property from the establishment without making a payment. As an employee confronted the suspect, he brandished a knife then fled the scene.
The suspect was captured by a nearby surveillance camera and can be seen in the video link 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.