A reader reports at noon:
“Something is going down at Flagler Market on the corner of W St. and Flagler Pl. NW. Lots of police, the store has been taped off and a Crime Scene Unit van just pulled up.”
Update from MPD:
“At approximately 10:50am, a robbery was reported in the 2200 block of Flagler Place NW. 2 suspects entered the store and assaulted a individual inside before taking US Currency.
The initial lookout for the suspects is:
Suspect 1: B/M, dark complexion, 50 years of age, black hooded jacket, dark clothing
Suspect 2: B/M,50 years of age, black hooded jacket, blue jeans, tan work boots.
The suspects were last seen fleeing on foot northbound on First Street NW. Anyone with information is asked to call 202-727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411″