Police Seek Suspect in Northeast Armed Robbery (Video)

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 Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Fifth District are looking for help identifying a suspect after an Armed Robbery of a business that happened Sunday, Dec. 31st on the 1600 block of Benning Road NE.

At approximately 6:08 a.m. on New Year’s Eve, the suspect entered an establishment on that block.  Once inside, he pulled out a gun and demanded cash. The employees gave it to the gunman, who fled the scene.

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

Anyone who can identify the suspect or has any information about this crime should 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.