Police seek person of interest in D.C. attempted robbery

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(PHOTO: Metropolitan Police Department)

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and finding a person of interest in connection with an attempted armed robbery in Northeast, D.C.

Officials say that the suspect entered an establishment in the 4800 block of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue on Wednesday, October 5th around 3:45 p.m. The suspect brandished a handgun, and demanded US currency from the register but fled without obtaining any property.

The person of interest can be seen in this video. 

Police ask that anyone with information about this case contact them at 202-727-9099.  Information can also be submitted to the text tip line by text messaging 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department offers a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a violent offense, including an armed robbery, committed in the District of Columbia.