A man who appears to have grabbed an item off the front desk of an H Street NE business is being sought by police.
The young man the Metropolitan Police Department named a person of interest entered a business on the 500 block of H Street NE with three other people about 7 p.m. Sunday. Oct. 26, police said.
Surveillance video released Monday shows him pacing as he speaks with a woman at the desk, snatching an item and then walking toward the door. Once the woman appears to notice what was stolen, she chases him.
The man caught on video was wearing a black jacket and red-and-white pants at the time of the reported crime.
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Anyone who can identify these individuals or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at 202-727-9099 or text a tip to the Department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.