DC police seek person of interest in Northwest bank robbery

Photo credit: Metropolitan PD

Photo credit: Metropolitan PD

WASHINGTON, DC – A person of interest is sought in connection to a Northwest bank robbery, police say.

According to police, the suspect entered the BB&T bank in the 600 block of 13th Street, NW at approximately 3:25 p.m. on Friday and demanded money from the teller via note. The suspect fled the scene without the money and was last seen running in the 600 block of 13th Street, NW, officials say.

The person of interest is described as a white male, approximately 20-years-old, 5’2″, with long hair in a ponytail, medium complexion, and small to medium build. He was wearing a dark baseball cap, a blue polo shirt, reflective glasses, and blue jeans.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.  The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $5,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a Bank Robbery committed in the District of Columbia.