Ed. Note: Via email I was told the victim was released unharmed.
“The Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division seeks the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a kidnapping that occurred in the 3400 block of O Street, Northwest.
On Thursday, January 26, 2016, at approximately 3:20 pm, a suspect forced the victim into a vehicle and drove away. The suspect made several attempts to force the victim to withdraw money from an automated teller machines (ATM) and make large purchases at retail locations, both in the District of Columbia and Maryland. The suspect and victim are known to have been in the 4500 and 5400 blocks of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest.
The suspect is described as white male in his late 30’s to 40’s, 5’9’’-6’0’’ tall, with a medium build, dark colored hair, dark colored mustache, and beard. He was last seen wearing a black suit, black shirt, gray neck tie, and black shoes.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a light gray or silver colored sport-utility vehicle (SUV) or crossover style four door of an unknown make or model.
Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.”