WASINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) - Police are asking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in connection with a Sept. 27 armed robbery.
At approximately 1:50 p.m. last Thursday,the suspect entered the Payless Shoe Source in the 2800 block of Alabama Avenue, SE. He passed a note to an employee , then lifted his shirt to show the handle of a gun. The employee complied, and the suspect fled the location with an unknown amount of cash.
The subject is described as a black male, medium to dark complexion, mid to late 40's, approximately 5'10" in height, grey and black facial hair, crooked teeth, a shaved head, and a strong body odor. He was last seen wearing a dirty white T-Shirt, blue jeans, and armed with a black handgun.
Anyone with information that can assist in the identification of this subject is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099.