*Updated with Video* Suspect Sought in an Armed Robbery (Knife) Offense: 1900 Block of Rhode Island Avenue, Northeast

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in reference to an Armed Robbery (Knife) offense that occurred on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in the 1900 block of Rhode Island Avenue, Northeast.

At approximately 1:42 am, the suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and demanded property from the victim. The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene.

The suspect was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in the photos below:

https://youtu.be/LkPvycxGuwc

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.

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-- News release from the Washington Metropolitan Police Dept.