D.C. Police Search for Attempted Robber Armed With Sharp Metal Object

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. Metro Police Department is investigating an Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery while Armed offense that took place on May 15th. This incident happened on the 1300 Block of L Street in Northwest, D.C.. Police are asking the public’s assistance to identify the suspect.

According to police, “At approximately 8:50 am, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location. The suspect asked for money and the victim refused. The suspect then stopped the victim, brandished a sharp metal object, and demanded property. When the victim walked away, the suspect fled the scene.”

Nearby surveillance camera caught the suspect.

If you have any information about this incident or recognize the suspect, please take no action but call the police at (202) 727-9099.