21 August, 2010

Person of Interest Sought in Robbery

August 18, 2010

The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in a robbery of a dry cleaning business in the 4700 block of 14th Street, NW.
On Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at approximately 4:15 pm, a male subject entered the Duo Dry Cleaners, produced a handgun and obtained an undisclosed amount of currency from an employee. He fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male with a light to medium complexion. He is approximately 5’9”, weighing approximately 150 pounds and has a beard and mustache. The suspect was wearing a black baseball hat, a yellowish visibility vest, a black short-sleeved shirt, pants, and dark shoes. The subject has tattoos on his left arm.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202)727-9099 or 1-888-919-CRIME
(1-888-919-2746). The Metropolitan Police Department is currently offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any robbery committed in the District of Columbia.
Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to DC Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS and to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. If the information provided by the caller to Crime Solvers leads to an arrest and indictment, that caller will be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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