Thanks to Emilie for sending the photo above. Derrick tweets us:
“Because of the bank robbery this morning in Adams Morgan @The42BusDC is blocked off Columbia rd. by Safeway.”
DC Alerts tweets:
“MPD reports that the 1700 b/o Columbia Rd. NW is closed due to police activity. Please use an alternate route.”
Update from MPD:
“On 11/12/15 at approximately 9:30 am, an unknown black male walked into the PNC Bank located at 1779 Columbia Road, Northwest and stole an undisclosed amount of US Currency. The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) was immediately notified of the incident, and a canvass of the area commenced for the suspect.
The suspect was located and placed under arrest. The quick response time/efforts of the officer’s assigned to the Third District lead to the arrest of the suspect which is indicative of their dedication and commitment to duty.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Metropolitan Police Department on 202-727-9099.”