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Police Seek Independence Ave Robbery Suspects

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District are looking for help finding both suspects and vehicles after two armed suspects robbed a convenience store on the 1500 block of Independence Avenue SE on Saturday, Jan. 28.

At around 3:52 a.m., the two men entered the store. Both were wearing hoods and masks as they approached an employee. The suspects had a handgun and demanded money from the cash register. The employee complied. The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle which was followed by an awaiting vehicle.

Vehicles Sought in an Armed Robbery of an Establishment (Gun) Offense: 1500 Block of Independence Avenue, SE. Image: Press MPD

The suspects and their vehicles were captured by surveillance cameras and can be seen in the photos above.

Anyone who can identify these individuals or has any information about this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text anonymous tips to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.

Crime Solvers of Washington, 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.

This information comes from MPD First and Fifth District Blotters. The Hill Rag reports on violent crime on the Hill and its vicinity.

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