Did you see or hear anything unusual late Monday or early Tuesday? Police are looking for two suspects in six armed robberies, including one at 1 a.m. Tuesday on the 3500 block of Albemarle Street. From MPD:
The victim was approached by (2) B/M’s armed with black handguns who stated, “Give me your stuff.” Taken was an iPhone and credit card. Lookout is for Suspect (1): B/M, 5’8”-6’0” wearing a black tank top, with short dreadlocks, armed with a black handgun; Suspect (2): B/M, 5’8”, slim build, wearing a brown hat. The suspects fled west. The victim was not physically injured.
Police think the same men were responsible for a pair of robberies to the north in Chevy Chase, and were involved in three more holdups later on Arkansas Avenue and Capitol Hill. They released this photo of a person of interest in the case.
This Washington Post story has more details of the encounters.
Also from MPD: Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 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 robbery committed in the District of Columbia.