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Group Sought in Violent Columbia Heights Robbery Caught on Video

by Andrew Ramonas November 29, 2016 at 10:40 am 1 Comment

A group of people wanted in a robbery in which thieves beat a man unconscious in Columbia Heights this month have appeared in surveillance footage, according to authorities.

The violent robbery happened on the 3600 block of 11th Street NW about 9:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7.

Video police released yesterday shows five people walking around the Walgreens in Chinatown. At least two of them buy items at the store.

The people in the footage used the victim’s credit cards, according to authorities. The victim lost his wallet after a group of people punched and kicked him, causing him to lose consciousness.

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. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

Video via YouTube/Metropolitan Police Department

Comments (1)

  1. I’m glad the police got this video because otherwise we would have no idea what the suspects look like.

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