D.C. Police say they have a new lead in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in Adams Morgan last month.
According to police, a man was robbed while entering his home near the 2500 block of 17th Street NW on June 6 at approximately 1:50 a.m.
During the robbery, two men grabbed the victim from behind and threw him to the ground. One robber flashed a gun while the other kicked and punched the victim, say police. The attackers then stole cash from the victim and fled in a minivan.
In a video released today by police, a light gray Dodge Caravan can be seen driving down a street and through a four-way stop.
Police believe the minivan in the video is connected to the robbery.
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 robbery committed in the District of Columbia.
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.
Video via MPD
From the MPD, via the Third District listserv on Yahoo! Groups:
(Washington, DC) – The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery which occurred on Columbia Road, NW.
At approximately 9:05 a.m., on Saturday, January 31, 2009, a lone male reportedly entered C.W. Financial located in the 1700 block of Columbia Road, NW. Once inside the suspect displayed a silver colored handgun and robbed the business of an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing the scene.