DC police searching for kidnapping suspect and his vehicle

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A man is being sought in a Thursday kidnapping in Northwest, after police say he forced the victim into a vehicle and forced him to withdraw money at ATMs and make large purchases at retail stores.

The video above, provided by the MPD, shows the victim and suspect in one of those stores together.

The kidnapping took place in the 3400 block of O Street on Jan. 26. The suspect and the victim are known to have been in the 4500 and 5400 blocks of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest.

The suspect is described as white male in his late 30’s to 40’s, 5’9’’-6’0’’ tall, with a medium build, dark colored hair, dark colored mustache, and beard.  He was last seen wearing a black suit, black shirt, gray neck tie, and black shoes.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a light gray or silver colored sport-utility vehicle (SUV) or crossover style four door of an unknown make or model.

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 $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an assault committed in the District of Columbia.