The Union Kitchen Grocery (538 Third St. NE) was the victim of an armed robbery Thursday afternoon.
The entire robbery was captured on video, as a suspect walked into the grocer and lunch counter at 2:58 p.m. and placed a bag of snacks on the counter, apparently for purchase. It is then that he video shows him reaching into his bag to pull out a handgun, pointing it at the clerk and demanding cash. The suspect took the money and fled the scene at a walking pace.
The suspect can be seen in the surveillance video above.
Police are looking help identifying and locating the suspect in this case. Investigators can be reached at (202) 299-2025, should you have any information about the incident. Alternatively, information can be forwarded to investigators by contacting the Metropolitan Police Department’s Command Information Center at (202) 727-9099 or the Text Tip Line by texting 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 violent crime committed in the District of Columbia.