Gina Cook

Suspect Who Robbed 3 Transgender Women Wanted in DC

D.C. police are searching for a suspect who has robbed transgender women in three separate robberies this month.

Just before 4 a.m. on Monday, July 22, police say a man got out of a car in the 900 block of 2nd Street NE and went up to the victim with a gun, demanding she give him her belongings. He drove off after she complied.

The suspect robbed another transgender woman about 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24 in the 600 block of K Street NE and a third victim a short time later in the 5500 block of Hunt Place NE. In both incidents, he got out of a car, took out a gun and stole their property, police said.

Police described the suspect as a black man in his 20s to 30s and 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 11 inches in height. He has a medium build and was wearing brown or tan overalls and a black skull cap.

The victims saw him take off in a dark colored Jeep SUV.

Police are asking anyone who can identify the suspect or has information to call 202-727-9099. 

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