Attempted Armed Robber on the Loose in D.C. who fled without obtaining property

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District seek the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in reference to an Attempted Armed Robbery (Gun) offense that occurred on Sunday, January 9, 2022, in the 1400 block of New York Avenue, Northwest.

At approximately 4:42 pm, the suspect entered an establishment at the listed location. The suspect brandished a handgun and demanded US currency. The suspect then fled the scene without obtaining any property.

The suspect was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in this video: 

Anyone who can identify this individual or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. The Metropolitan Police Department currently 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 crime committed in the District of Columbia.