Two Northeast 7-Elevens Robbed Early Monday

Stores hit by armed, masked men

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    D.C. detectives want the public’s help and cooperation in identifying and locating three people in connection with robberies of two 7-Eleven stores in Northeast.

    According to police, at 2:07 a.m. Monday a man entered a 7-Eleven in the 1900 block of Rhode Island Avenue NE. He was described as a black, 30-35 years of age, 6-foot-2-inches tall, 150-160 lbs., with a thin build and a dark complexion. He wore a black jacket, a white hooded sweatshirt and a black mask and was armed with a brown handgun. He showed his weapon to the employee and stole an undetermined amount of money, police said. Surveillance video can be viewed on YouTube.

    That same morning, at about 3:42 a.m., two men walked into a 7-Eleven in the 2800 block of Bladensburg Road NE. The first was described as black, 18-22 years of age, 6-feet to 6-feet-2-mches tall, with a thin build and dark complexion. He was wearing blue jeans, a black jacket, a grey hooded sweatshirt and a black mask and was armed with a brown handgun. The second suspect was described as a young black male, 5-foot-3-inches to 5-feet-6-inches tall, with a thin build and dark complexion.  He was wearing all dark clothing and a black mask and was armed with a silver handgun. Both men showed their weapons and made off with an undetermined amount of money, police. Surveillance video of this robbery can also be viewed on YouTube.

    The Metropolitan Police Department offers a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for any robbery committed in the city.

    Anyone who has knowledge of these cases, knows the suspects’ identities or sees them should take no action but should call Detective Joseph Radvansky at 202-698-0668 or police at 202-698-0660 or 202-727-9099. Or call 888-919-CRIM [E] (1-888-919-2746) or text the tip line at 50411.