A woman is being sought by police for throwing a figure of the Grim Reaper at a man in the 12th Street SE CVS.
Video released by the Metropolitan Police Department today shows a woman in a hot pink sweatshirt entering the 500 12th St. SE store, at Pennsylvania Avenue SE, and beating a man inside.
The incident caught on video begins when the woman walks into the store, talking on the phone, about 3:15 p.m. Oct. 30. The day before Halloween, she passes a full-size figure of the Grim Reaper in the entryway. Within seconds, she appears to be chased out of the store by a man.They push each other and the woman with her hood pulled up hits him with her purse.
The woman backs out the door and tries to rip the sickle out of the Grim Reaper’s hands. When she’s unable to remove it, she hurls the whole model into the store.
The woman shown is a person of interest wanted for simple assault, police said.
Store management declined to speak about the attack. Corporate headquarters did not immediately respond to an inquiry.
In other Hill crime news, someone was robbed about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday on the 600 block of 4th Street NE, police said. Officers are seeking three suspects, one of who police described as a short black man wearing a tan hoodie and khaki pants.
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 your tip to the Department’s text tip line to 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 conviction of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.
Video via MPD