Police Release Video of Suspects in Multiple Capitol Hill Area Crimes
The Metropolitan Police Department released three videos yesterday that show persons of interest in separate crimes across the Capitol Hill area.
The first video (above) shows an armed robbery of a T-Mobile store at 804 H St. NE. The hold up occurred on Wednesday, Jan. 20 about 12:45 p.m., according to police.
Two suspects entered the store, displayed a gun, and stole cash and cell phones. Surveillance camera footage shows the two men entering the building and quickly moving to the rear. One man appears to pull a handgun from his pocket as he enters the store and points it at an employee and a customer.
One of the thieves can then be seen leading an employee to a rear closet and filling a bag with cell phones.
Burglary on the 600 block of H Street NE
Police also released a video of a person of interest in a burglary that ocurred on the 600 block of H Street NE.
The burglary happened on Christmas day about 2:30 a.m. Police say the suspect entered a business on the block and stole cash from the register. Surveillance footage shows the man attempting to open the cash drawer. He appears to have a set of keys with him.
The store was empty at the time of the break-in.
Robbery on the 400 Block of M Street SW
The third video released by police shows a person of interest in a robbery that happened on the 400 block of M Street SW on Jan. 7 about 4:45 p.m.
A woman reported that she was struck in the back of the head by a suspect who then stole her purse and ran away. The thief took the woman’s cell phone and wallet and left her purse nearby.
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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 your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.