An man accused of an armed robbery at an Italian ice and frozen custard shop on the H Street corridor last month has appeared on video.
A thief with a gun hit the Rita’s at 1014 H St. NE on June 18, police said.
Video authorities distributed today shows a hooded man walking through the front door of the Rita’s and to an area behind the store’s counter.
Once behind the counter, a Rita’s employee appears and hands him money from the cash register. He then runs out of the shop.
Police described the person of interest in the robbery as a 6-foot-1 man wearing black clothing, including a black hooded shirt.
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 violent offense, including armed robbery, committed in the District of Columbia. Your assistance is appreciated by your community.
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 at 50411.
Video via YouTube/Metropolitan Police Department