Document: MPD Seeking Suspects and Vehicle in an Assault with Intent to Rob While Armed

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The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and lcoating suspect who attempted to rob a teenager in Anacostia on Feb. 9, on the 2400 block of Martin Luther King JR. Avenue, SE.

According to MPD documents, the suspects approached the victim, demanded property from one of the teens and a struggle ensued. A second teen was assaulted, and, during the struggle, one of the suspects produced a handgun and fired a single shot. The victims were not injured and were able to escape. The suspects fled in a vehicle without taking any property.

The suspects were captured by nearby surveillance cameras.

MPD offers a reward to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for each violent crime in the District.

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