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Person of Interest in Capitol Hill Robbery Caught on Video

by Sean Meehan — December 14, 2015 at 1:20 pm 0

Police are seeking help identifying a man they believe is connected to a Dec. 1 robbery on Capitol Hill.

The robbery occurred at 10:35 p.m. Dec. 1 on the 900 block of East Capitol Street NE, according to police.

A woman reported that she was talking on her cell phone when she was approached from behind by the suspect. The suspect punched the woman in the face and stole her purse and cell phone, according to an email from Metropolitan Police First District Captain Antonio Charland.

Surveillance footage released by police this morning shows a man police believe is connected to the robbery in a convenience store shortly after the crime was committed.

Crime Solvers of Washington, D.C., 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. 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.

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