Police Seek Suspect in Robbery Near Hechinger Mall

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Police seek this individual in relation to a violent robbery in which a knife was used to threaten the victim. Image: Press MPD

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Fifth District are looking for help identifying and finding a suspect after a violent robbery that happened Sunday, April 21, on the 1500 block of Maryland Avenue NE.

At around 3:45 p.m., the suspect approached a victim in the area around Hechinger Mall.  The suspect assaulted the victim and took money before fleeing the scene.

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

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.  Crime Solvers of DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.