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MPD releases Photo of Persons and a Vehicle of Interest Sought in an Armed Robbery (with AK47s) at 5th and Kennedy Yesterday

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Update from MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force seek the public’s assistance in identifying three persons and a vehicle of interest in reference to an Armed Robbery of an armored car employee, which occurred in the 5400 block of 5th Street, Northwest on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

At approximately 11:47 am, an employee of an armored car service was walking to an establishment carrying an empty currency bag. Two suspects exited a vehicle and approached the employee brandishing assault rifles. The suspects ordered the employee to the ground and took the bag. The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle. The bag was later recovered by MPD Officers in the 300 block of Kennedy Street, Northwest.

The vehicle of interest, seen in the photos below, is described as possibly being a Dodge or Chrysler, black in color and has four doors.

The persons of interest can be seen in the photos above and are described as:

* Suspect One: black male, 6’1″ in height, wearing a tan sweater, dark pants, and armed with an assault rifle.
* Suspect Two: black male, 5’8″-5’10” in height, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and armed with an assault rifle.
* Suspect Three is unknown.

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.”

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