D.C. police are seeking robbery suspect

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WASHINGTON D.C. – The Metropolitan Police Department, as well as the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force, are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a person of interest in connection with a bank robbery. The incident occurred at 650 Pennsylvania Ave, Southeast on Saturday.

According to officials, the suspect entered the PNC Bank around 10:55 a.m. on Sunday, approached the teller, and stated that he had a bomb and demanded money. After receiving the money from the teller, he fled the location on foot, heading westbound toward Pennsylvania Avenue.

The person of interest is described as being a black male in his 50s. He appears to be 5’11 in height and was wearing a white t-shirt and a tan fishing hat.

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 of Washington, DC 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.