Washington DC – A bank robbery in Washington Tuesday included a bizarre twist — the culprit arrived armed with not only a gun, but also an oxygen tank.
The man was connected to the tank via a tube under his nose as he approached the teller at the Wells Fargo at 5701 Connecticut Ave. NW with a handgun shortly before noon on Tuesday. He fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a person of interest in reference to a Robbery–Force & Violence which occurred in the 2900 block ofMartin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE, on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at approximately 5:44 PM. The subject was captured by a nearby surveillance camera.
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Anyone who can identify these individuals 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.
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