Washington, DC

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District seek the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in reference to a Robbery (Snatch) offense that occurred on Thursday, May 30, 2019, in the 1700 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest.

At approximately 1:00 pm, two suspects on a scooter approached the victim at the listed location. As the suspects rode by, they snatched the victim’s property then fled the scene.

The suspects were captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in this video (above.)

Anyone who can identify these individual 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.”

Russ Ptacek witnessed the incident:

“Just witnessed a very scary snatch-and-grab at Conn Ave and S NW Motorcyclists jumped the curb and grabbed a woman’s purse fleeing 45 MPH on sidewalk then against oneway traffic on Conn & turning east on R NW”


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