DC Police seek suspect in attempted robbery

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Suspect in attempted bank robbery in Northeast, D.C. (PHOTO: Metropolitan Police Department)

WASHINGTON, DC – The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect connected to an attempted bank robbery that occurred in the 2100 block of Bladensburg Road, Northeast on May 20.

On the morning of May 20, the suspect entered the Wells Fargo and passed a note to teller. He then fled the bank, but police say that he did not take anything. He drove off in a white Nissan Maxima with Maryland tags and headed east on V Street towards South Dakota Ave.

The suspect is described as black male between 20 and 30 years old. He’s approximately 5’3″ to 5’4″ tall and is of slim build. He was last seen wearing a dark colored, hooded sweatshirt, dark colored sunglasses, 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 an Unarmed Bank Robbery committed in the District of Columbia.