Suspect Sought in an Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Knife) Offense: 700 Block of Kenilworth Avenue, Northeast

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Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sixth District seek the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in reference to an Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Knife) offense that occurred on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, in the 700 Block of Kenilworth Avenue, Northeast.

At approximately 2:19 am, the suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. The suspect brandished a knife and demanded the U.S. currency. The suspect assaulted the victim with a knife and took currency from the cash register. 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. 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.