Detectives assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Fifth District are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to identify and locate a suspect wanted in connection with an Armed Robbery that occurred at the 7-Eleven convenience store located in the 2500 block of Benning Road, NE.
On Thursday, May 24, 2012 at approximately 4:40 am, a male subject entered the 7-Eleven and engaged a cashier in conversation. During their interaction, the suspect brandished a knife and took 30 to 50 packs of cigarettes and exited the store.
The suspect is described as a black male, 50-55 years of age, 5’10”-6’0 in height, medium build, dark complexion, wearing a camouflage baseball cap with a corporal insignia on the front, a black T-shirt, with an emblem on the front, black pants and armed with a knife.
Anyone who has knowledge of this case, knows the suspect’s identity or sees him should take no action, but should immediately call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s 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 any robbery committed in the District of Columbia.