Early Tuesday morning, a man attempted to rob the Barracks Row 7-Eleven, threatening the employees with an unusual dangerous weapon.
At around 4:52 a.m., an employee told officers that a suspect armed with hammer entered the 7-Eleven located at 407 Eighth St. NE and forced the employee to open the cash register.
The suspect took the money from the cash drawer and other goods from the store before fleeing on foot.
This case is being actively investigated by First District detectives. If anyone has information or video related to the incident, please contact the First District Detectives Office at (202) 299-2025, or the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099.